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Explosions were heard in Kyiv on Thursday, according to the CNN team on the ground, while air defense systems were activated in the capital region, said Oleksii Kuleba, head of the Kyiv regional military administration. .

“After the nighttime self-explosive drone attack, the enemy is attacking Ukraine from various directions with air and sea cruise missiles from strategic aircraft and ships,” the Air Force said. Ukrainian.

Oleksii Kuleba meets the press in Kyiv on April 16. (Hennadii Minchenko/Ukrinform/NurPhoto/AP)

Air raid sirens also sounded in several cities as officials reported missile strikes and activated air defense systems.

A series of explosions were also heard in Kharkovsaid the city’s mayor, Ihor Terekhov, adding that according to preliminary information, incoming rocket fire had been recorded.

“Information about which targets were hit and whether there were casualties is still being clarified,” Terekhov said.

In the Mykolaiv In the southern region, five missiles were intercepted over the sea, said the head of the region’s military administration, Vitaliy Kim.

In central Ukraine, missiles were also recorded in the Zhytomyr regional and air defense systems have been activated, according to Vitalii Bunechko, head of its regional military administration.

In Poltava region, east of the Dnipro River, explosions were also heard and air defense systems were activated, Dmytro Lunin, the head of the Poltava regional military administration said.



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