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Explosions near Kyiv following Russian missile strike

Thursday, 28 July 2022, 05:20

THURSDAY, 28 JULY 2022, 05:20

At least two explosions have rocked the area just outside Kyiv, with Russia launching missiles on the Vyshhorod district.

Source: Kyiv Operatyvnyi; Ukrainska Pravda; Belaruski Hajun, an independent Belarusian media monitoring military activity in the country; Oleksii Kuleba, head of the Kyiv Oblast Military Administration; Pivnich [North] Operational Command


Details: Kyiv Operatyvnyi reports at least three explosions, sharing a photo of a column of smoke.

Quote from Oleksii Kuleba: "This morning the enemy conducted a missile strike on one of the hromadas [Amalgamated Territorial Communities - ed.] in the Vyshhorod district. An infrastructure facility has been struck. Information about casualties is being confirmed."

Update: Belaruski Hajun has reported that around 12 missiles were launched at 05:23 from the area of Zyabrovka (in Gomel Oblast, Belarus), not far from the Belarusian-Ukrainian border. Belaruski Hajun subsequently reported that up to 25 missiles were launched.

Pivnich [North] Operational Command has also reported that they had received information about over 20 missiles launched from the territory of Belarus between 05:20 and 06:30.

Earlier: Explosions also rocked the cities of Mykolaiv and Kharkiv overnight.