A Ukrainian drone attack on the western Russian city of Kursk hit a train station, injuring five, the regional governor said. The Russian army claimed to have foiled a Ukrainian drone attack targeting Moscow and its region, the second in two days. Follow hour by hour the latest developments in Ukraine.
9:01 a.m .: the Russian army says it has foiled a Ukrainian drone attack targeting Moscow and its region
The Russian army claimed to have thwarted a Ukrainian drone attack targeting Moscow and its region, the second in two days, at a time when this type of assault on Russian soil is increasing as part of the counter-offensive of the forces of Kiev.
“Around 4 a.m. (1 a.m. GMT), an attempt by the Kiev regime to carry out a terrorist attack by a drone on infrastructure in Moscow and the Moscow region was foiled,” the Russian Ministry of Security said. the Defense in a press release. communicated. “There were no casualties or damage,” he added.
4:33 a.m .: Drone attack on the Russian city of Kursk, five injured
A Ukrainian drone attack on the western Russian city of Kursk hit a train station, injuring five, the regional governor said.
“A Ukrainian drone attack in Kursk,” Roman Starovoyt said on Telegram, “according to preliminary information, it crashed into the roof of the station building, and after that a fire broke out on the roof “. “Five people were slightly injured by shards of glass,” he added, adding that the emergency services were on the spot.
Kursk is only about 90 kilometers from the border separating Russia and Ukraine.
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A Russian bombardment Saturday on the city of Chernihiv, in northern Ukraine, left at least seven dead and 110 injured, according to an updated report communicated by the Ukrainian Minister of the Interior, Igor Klymenko. The UN notably denounced an “odious” attack.
The Russian army, for its part, claimed to have thwarted Ukrainian drone attacks.
With AFP and Reuters