Russian invading forces hit Zhytomyr Oblast with missiles fired from Belarusian territory

16 August, 06:58 PM
Russian missiles were fired at Ukraine from Belarusian territory (Photo:zt.20minut.ua)

Russian missiles were fired at Ukraine from Belarusian territory (Photo:zt.20minut.ua)

Two Russian missiles struck Zhytomyr Oblast during an air raid on Aug. 16, the head of Zhytomyr regional military administration, Vitaliy Bunechko, reported on his Telegram channel.

"Two explosions as a result of a missile attack on the territory of Zhytomyr District have been confirmed," Bunechko wrote.

According to him, the missiles were fired from the territory of Belarus.

The head of regional military administration promised to provide detailed information later.

Kyiv and regions bordering Belarus had had three air raid alerts on Aug. 16 as of 5.30 p.m. The latest one sounded at 2.02 p.m., with the all-clear being given at 2.30 p.m.

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