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Explosion erupts during air raid alert in Zaporizhzhia

Explosion erupts during air raid alert in Zaporizhzhia Shelter sign (Vitalii Nosach, RBC-Ukraine)

Today's evening, September 12, Zaporizhzhia residents heard an explosion. An air raid alert has been declared in the region, according to Suspilne.

Official sources have not yet disclosed more detailed information about the explosion.

Residents of the Zaporizhzhia region are advised to stay in shelters until the air raid alert is lifted.

Earlier, the Air Forces of the Ukrainian Armed Forces warned of the threat of ballistic weapons being used in the Zaporizhzhia region.

Ukraine shelling

Over recent months, Russian occupiers have intensified shelling of Ukrainian territory. They use kamikaze drones and missiles for their attacks.

In Zaporizhzhia, the occupiers often use ballistic weaponry.

The last such attack occurred on September 8 when the Russians targeted a civilian infrastructure facility.