Russia launches missile strike from Belarus on Vyshgorodskiy District near Kyiv

28 July, 03:09 PM
Smoke from a blast in Kyiv Oblast (Photo:Kyiv Operativnyi)

Smoke from a blast in Kyiv Oblast (Photo:Kyiv Operativnyi)

Several explosions rocked Kyiv Oblast early in the morning of July 28 after air raid sirens blared repeatedly across the country, the Kyiv Operative Telegram channel and news website Ukrainska Pravda reported on July 28.

Air alert alerts sounded in Kyiv city and oblast at 4.09. a.m., 5.37 a.m., 6.09. a.m. and 6.20 a.m. There was a further alert in Kyiv at 12.21 p.m. The all-clear was given at 12.54 p.m. (All times GMT+3).

Belarusian Monitoring Group “Belaruski Gayun” reported that from 5.23 a.m. a total of 12 missiles were launched from Zyabrovka (Gomel region, Belarus) near the border with Ukraine.

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The report was confirmed by the head of the Kyiv regional military administration, Oleksiy Kuleba.

“This morning, the enemy launched a missile attack on a community in Vyshgorodskiy District (of Kyiv Oblast),” said Kuleba.

“An infrastructure object was hit. Information about possible casualties is yet to be confirmed. All emergency services are already at the scene. I urge you again, don’t ignore the sirens – go down into the shelters. The war continues and the enemy continues to insidiously launch missile strikes.”

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