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Air defence operating in Kyiv and Kyiv Oblast

Sunday, 1 January 2023, 03:07
Air defence operating in Kyiv and Kyiv Oblast

The Russian occupiers launched a missile attack on Ukraine in the first hour of 2023, with air defences operating in Kyiv and Kyiv Oblast.

Sources: Kyiv Oblast Military Administration on Telegram, Kyiv City Military Administration on Telegram, Vitalii Klitschko on Telegram, journalists of Ukrainska Pravda

Details: Kyiv Oblast Military Administration has reported that air defence is currently operating in Kyiv Oblast.

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Air defence forces are also working in the city of Kyiv.

Kyiv City Military Administration reported that a missile had been shot down over the capital.

Preliminary reports indicate that fragments of the destroyed missile damaged a car in the Shevchenkivskyi district of Kyiv.

Updated at 01:20. The mayor of Kyiv, Vitalii Klitschko reported that there had been explosions in the Holosiivskyi and Shevchenkivskyi districts.

In the Shevchenkivskyi district, a fragment of a missile fell on a Volkswagen car.

According to Klitschko, there are no casualties as a result of the attack on the capital.

Updated at 01:45. Kyiv Oblast Police Chief Andrii Niebytov wrote on Telegram that the large-scale air attack of the Russian forces was continuing, and that in some areas of the oblast, air defence forces had shot down some Russian aerial targets.

Niebytov also reported that the flight of Iranian Shaheds was recorded over Kyiv Oblast.

Updated at 02:05. Kyiv Oblast Military Administration confirmed that drones are attacking the oblast. Air defence forces have been deployed against Russian targets.

Updated at 02:20. Journalists of Ukrainska Pravda have reported that three loud explosions have been heard in the centre of Kyiv, and that the sounds of explosions could also be heard in the Lisovyi district of the city.

Kyiv City Military Administration reported that air defence systems are being deployed in the capital.

Updated at 04:07. Journalists of Ukrainska Pravda have reported that loud explosions have been heard in the city of Kyiv again.

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