Ukrainians urged to stay in shelters as Russia launches fresh missile attack on Ukraine
Rocket launch (Photo:Eastern Air Command)
Invading Russian forces launched a mass missile at Ukraine on Dec. 5, Odesa Governor Maksym Marchenko said in a Telegram messenger post.
“The enemy launched missiles,” he said.
“I ask the residents of the region not to ignore the air raid alert and immediately go to the shelter.”
Mykolayiv Governor Vitaliy Kim also warned there were Russian cruise missiles in the skies.
Meanwhile, Ukrainian activist Serhiy Sternenko reported on explosions in Kharkiv Oblast. According to him, Ukrainian air defense forces are working in the region.
Poltava Governor Dmytro Lunin also reported about the work of Ukraine’s air defense forces and urged the residents to stay in shelters.
As of 1:47 p.m., an air raid alert was triggered throughout Ukraine, except for occupied Crimea.
Later Ukrainian journalist Andriy Tsaplienko said that as of 1:51 p.m., Ukrainian air forces had shot down four missiles in Kharkiv Oblast, and one each in Dnipropetrovsk and Poltava oblasts.
At the same time, Vinnytsia Governor Serhiy Borzov said there are still many Russian missiles in the skies over Ukraine.
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