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Russians massively shelled Ukraine: consequences of the attack

Sep 21, 2023

On the morning of September 21, the Russians again launched a massive missile attack on Ukraine. Kyiv, Rivne, Kharkiv, Cherkasy, Khmelnytsky, and Lviv region were hit. In some regions, air defense systems were operating.

Early in the morning, an air alert was declared in almost all regions of Ukraine. According to RBC-Ukraine, the consequences of the attack are as follows:

  • Kyiv: As a result of the falling debris, there are damage in three city districts. Fires broke out in the Darnytskyi district. Seven people were injured, including a child.
  • Kyiv region: Fires broke out on the territory of enterprises due to falling debris. There is also damage to the private sector, 2 people were injured. A hospital was also damaged, and there is one injured person.
  • Cherkasy: A hotel building was hit by a missile attack. A fire broke out, and trade pavilions in the market caught fire. 7 people were injured and 10 people were evacuated. One person was rescued from the rubble.
  • Kharkiv: A warehouse building is destroyed as a result of the attack. 2 people were injured.
  • Rivne region: There is a hit to energy and civil infrastructure. Part of the Rivne district is without electricity.
  • Lviv region: The enemy struck an industrial area in the city of Drohobych, there is destruction and fire.

Ukrainian Railway reported that some trains were delayed.

According to the Kyiv City Military Administration, more than 20 enemy targets were destroyed by air defense forces and means while repelling the missile attack on Kyiv.

"Preliminary, about 10 Tu-95MS strategic aviation aircraft fired cruise missiles of the Kh-101/555/55 type," the administration said.

Author – Anastasiya Glotova, 21/09/2023

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