Three residential buildings hit in Kyiv in latest mass Russian missile attack on country, says mayor
Russian missile strike comes after Zelenskyy presents peace plan to G20 (Photo:Unsplash / Eugene)
Three missiles hit residential buildings in the Pechersk district of the Ukrainian capital city of Kyiv in the afternoon on Nov. 15, Kyiv Mayor Vitaliy Klitschko reported on the Telegram messenger.
According to the mayor, no information about casualties from the Russian missile attack has been reported yet.
Rescue teams are working at the scenes of the missile strikes, he added.
Prior to the strikes, an air raid alert was triggered across the entire country. Air defense systems were operating in several Ukrainian regions. Explosions were also heard in the western Ukrainian city of Lviv, and parts of the country were reported to be without power.
Meanwhile, Deputy Head of the President’s Office Kyrylo Tymoshenko posted the first footage of an eyewitness with the consequences of the Russian missile strike at residential buildings.
“Two Russian missile hits were recorded,” Tymoshenko said on the Telegram messenger.
“Enemy weapons hit residential buildings. Rescuers and paramedics are already working at the scene. Several missiles were shot down by the air defense forces.”
Russia’s latest missile strike took place amid the G20 summit in Bali, Indonesia, during which the leaders of the world’s 20 biggest economies are expected to denounce the use of, or any threat to use, nuclear weapons and are going to strongly condemn Russia’s illegal, unjustifiable and unprovoked war of aggression against Ukraine.
Just hours before the latest Russian attack, Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelenskyy, in a video address at the summit, presented a 10-point peace formula he said could end the war in Ukraine “quickly.” He said that if Russia rejected Ukraine’s plan, it would demonstrate that the Kremlin only wanted to continue the war.
Ukrainian authorities had warned ahead of the summit that Russia was planning another mass missile strike on Ukraine to coincide with the G20 meeting in Bali.
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