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Russia-Ukraine War: Multiple explosions rock Kyiv as a result of intense bombardment


There have been several explosions in Kyiv, causing Ukraine to be on high alert due to a series of air strikes initiated by Russia.

Poland has taken action to safeguard its airspace by activating its air force in response to recent strikes that also affected the Ukrainian border region of Lviv.

The attacks commenced in the capital at 05:00 (03:00 GMT).

The Ukrainian military has reported that their air defence systems were actively repelling the attack.

According to Serhiy Popko, the head of Kyiv's military administration, a significant number of Russian missiles were successfully neutralised in and around the capital.

According to a statement on Telegram, there have been no reports of casualties or significant damage resulting from the attacks.

According to a statement on Telegram by Andriy Sadovyi, the mayor of Lviv, it has been confirmed that the city has remained unaffected. Nevertheless, approximately 20 missiles and seven attack drones were deployed against the wider Lviv region, explicitly aiming at "critical infrastructure."

Ukraine was previously put on high alert due to the potential launch of cruise missiles from Russian strategic bombers.

Meanwhile, the Operational Command of the Polish Armed Forces (RSZ) reported that Polish and allied aircraft had been activated.

"The activation of all necessary procedures to ensure the security of Polish airspace has been confirmed, with continuous monitoring of the situation by the RSZ," it added.

Residents in Kyiv have sought refuge in metro stations.

Following Russia's missile strikes on Friday, which targeted a dam and resulted in a power outage for one million Ukrainians.

Moscow has released no official statement regarding the strikes that occurred on Sunday.

According to the governor of the port of Sevastopol, in annexed Crimea, Russian forces successfully intercepted 10 Ukrainian missiles over the city on Saturday night.

According to Mikhail Razvozhayev on Telegram, an office building and a gas line were destroyed, and unfortunately, a woman sustained a shrapnel injury.

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