Kiev again came under fire - more than 30 air targets were destroyed by Ukrainian air defense over the capital and the region, according to the message of the General Staff of the Armed Forces of Ukraine, this was also stated by the head of the Kiev city military administration, Sergei Popko.
“This time, the attack was a combined attack with drones and cruise missiles at the same time,” Popko wrote . - Missile launches were carried out from Tu-95MS strategic bombers from the Caspian region, probably by cruise missiles of the Kh-101/555 type. Simultaneously, from different directions, Kyiv was attacked by UAVs, according to preliminary data, loitering ammunition “Shahed”.
According to the General Staff of the Armed Forces of Ukraine, the Russian military fired 15 cruise missiles and 18 Shahed attack drones. According to preliminary data, all targets were shot down. There is no information about the destruction and casualties, the report said.
Popko noted that this is the sixth attack by the Russian military on Kyiv in six days. During the shelling the day before, on June 1, three people were killed, including a child born in 2012, 14 people were injured. People died in the Desnyansky district, where the building of a children's clinic and a residential building were damaged by debris. Debris also fell on two schools and a police station.