17 May, 12:14 PM
Casualties reported as Russians launch missile strike at Chernihiv Oblast
He said that around 5 a.m., enemy aircraft launched four missiles, two of which hit buildings in the village.
Chaus added that rescue teams and law enforcement officers are working on the scene.
"Preliminarily, we have dead and many wounded," he said.
Desna was likely targeted because it houses a training center for the Ukrainian military.