Massive Attack Over Ukraine, Russia Fires 120 Missiles

30 December, 2022 | Pranay Lad

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According to the media, Russia fired more than 120 missiles at cities across Ukraine.

Russia fired more than 120 missiles at cities across Ukraine on Thursday, media reported Ukrainian presidential adviser Mykhailo Podolyak.

The attack reportedly has damaged homes, as well as playgrounds, according to the Kyiv city military administration. As officials reported missile attacks and the activation of air defence systems in a number of locations, including Kyiv, Kharkiv, Mykolaiv, Zhytomyr, and Poltava, air raid sirens could be heard throughout Ukraine on Thursday morning, media reported.

“Two private houses in Darnytskyi district were damaged by the fragments of the downed missiles. An industrial enterprise in Holosiivskyi district and a playground in Pecherskyi district were also damaged,” the administration said on Telegram.

Before the Russian strikes, Mayor Vitali Klitschko of Kyiv warned the locals about potential power and water shortages. According to Ukrainian officials, air defence systems were turned on all over Ukraine on Thursday morning after Russia launched more than 120 missiles against a variety of locations.

Lviv Mayor Andrii Sadovyi said 90 per cent of the western city is without power and warned of water disruptions due to Russian attacks Thursday, media reported.

Mayor Vitali Kitschko of Kyiv, the country’s capital, has previously alerted locals to the potential power and water shortages following the Russian strikes. According to Ukrainian officials, more than 120 missiles were fired by Russia towards several locations on Thursday morning, prompting the activation of air defence systems throughout the country.