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Explosions in Odesa: Reports of drone attack

Explosions in Odesa: Reports of drone attack Illustrative photo (Getty Images)

For the second time in the evening, powerful explosions have been heard in Odesa. A drone attack is reported, according to the Air Force of the Armed Forces of Ukraine.

The Air Force also warned on its Telegram channel that several groups of drones were moving toward Odesa.

"Several groups of enemy attack UAVs are moving in the direction of Odesa and Chornomorsk from the Black Sea," the message reads.

In addition, local media outlet Dumska reports that air defense is operating in Odesa.

Russia's attacks on Christmas Eve

This evening, explosions were heard in Kropyvnytskyi. The Ukrainian Air Force warned of a missile attack. There is no information on the cause of the explosion or its consequences.

In addition, in the evening, Russians attacked Ukraine with strike drones. At first, the drones threatened the Kherson and Mykolaiv regions, but later the threat spread to several other regions.

Earlier today, explosions were heard in Odesa during an air raid alert. A missile alert was issued.