War in Ukraine: Russia has relaunched its strikes on three regions, including kyiv

Air-raid sirens woke kyiv residents before a series of explosions. Attacks from “kamikaze drones” targeted, on Monday, October 17, a residential building in the Shevchenko district, in the city center of the capital, Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky said on social networks. According tolocal military administration, “four keystrokes were recorded” in the city which, since the beginning of last week, has again been targeted by Russian forces.

An initial report shows at least one dead and three injured, according to the mayor of the capital, Vitali Klitschko.

“In the last 13 hours, the Ukrainian army shot down 37 Iranian Shahed-136 drones and 3 cruise missiles” Russians, the Ukrainian Ministry of Defense announced on Twitter. An AFP journalist saw one of these drones descend on a building, while two kneeling police officers tried to shoot it down with their service weapons.

Other attacks, particularly in the south of the country

Attacks have also taken place elsewhere in the country, targeting crucial infrastructure and leaving “hundreds of localities” without electricity, Ukrainian Prime Minister Denys Chmygal announced in the morning. “This morning, Russian terrorists again attacked Ukraine’s energy infrastructure in three regions”he lamented, citing in addition to drone strikes on the capital, “missile attacks” on the regions of Dnipropetrovsk (center-east) and Sumy (north-east). “Hundreds of localities are without electricity”.

In the south of the country, the army had previously indicated that it had shot down 26 Shahed-136s overnight from Sunday to Monday, Iranian aircraft bought by Moscow according to the West and Ukraine, despite denials from Tehran.

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In recent days, Ukraine has struck several military targets on Russian territory, in the border region of Belgorod.

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