Russian strike hits houses in Kyiv Oblast, impact blows out windows

14 January, 12:54 PM
Russia is shelling Ukrainian cities and villages (Photo:REUTERS/Oleksandr Ratushniak)

Russia is shelling Ukrainian cities and villages (Photo:REUTERS/Oleksandr Ratushniak)

Russian invading forces carried out a strike on a residential neighbourhood in the village of Kopyliv in Kyiv Oblast, with the impact blowing out windows, deputy presidential chief-of-staff Kyrylo Tymoshenko reported on Telegram in the morning of Jan. 14.

According to preliminary reports, there were no casualties from the strike. Rescue work was reported to be ongoing.

There was no information about the type of weapon used in the Russian attack, nor the possible intended target.

Kopyliv is a village on the Kyiv-Chop highway, about 40 kilometers west of the Ukrainian capital. It hosts a customs checkpoint and a logistics terminal, as well as commercial warehouses, but no obvious military targets.

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Following the attack on the Kyiv Oblast village, Russia launched a missile attack on crucial infrastructure of the capital of Ukraine in the morning on Jan. 14.

A few hours earlier other blasts were also heard in Kyiv, but the Ukrainian military said this was not due to any military actions. The head of Kyiv regional military administration, Oleksii Kuleba, reported that a fire at an infrastructure facility had caused the explosions.

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