Ukrainian army on the battle fronts in Bakhmut
Russia and Ukraine
Fighting is still raging in the vicinity of Bakhmut, and Ukraine says that it has repulsed Russian attacks to recover lands around the city
Al Arabiya.net, agencies
Published in: May 20, 2023: 07:45 AM GST
Last updated: May 20, 2023: 07:56 AM GST
Kiev was the target of a new Russian air attack, at dawn on Saturday, and the authorities reported that debris had fallen in three areas of the Ukrainian capital and a fire had broken out on the roof of a residential building.
And the mayor of Kiev, Vitali Klitschko, wrote on “Telegram” that there was “a fire on the roof of a nine-storey building in one of the residential complexes in the Dnipro region,” adding that there was no information about possible victims.
For his part, Sergei Popko, head of the civil and military administration in Kiev, said that the fire was caused by “falling debris,” calling on residents to take cover. Popko talked about the fall of more debris in several streets in the Darnitsky and Solomyansky regions, explaining that information about potential damage and losses is being verified.
And the Ukrainian army announced that drones were heading towards the Kiev region. The authorities reported explosions there, as well as in Chernigov (central north) and Mariupol (southeast). The military noted that air defense systems are active in the Kiev and Chernigov regions.
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