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Kyiv under massive Russian attack: Residential buildings hit, no power suply

Kyiv under massive Russian attack: Residential buildings hit, no power suply Russian rocket attack on Kyiv (Vitalii Nosach, RBC-Ukraine)
Author: Liliana Oleniak

Russian troops have launched another massive attack on Kyiv. Debris fell in several districts of the capital, and there were power, water, and fire outages.

Sources used: Kyiv City Military Administration (KCMA), Kyiv Mayor Vitaliy Klitschko, and DTEK's press service.

Updated at 09:35 a.m.

According to Mayor Vitaliy Klitschko, rescuers unblocked 17 people in a building in Solomianskyi district. In addition, 117 residents were evacuated from the building. So far, 20 people have been injured, and 19 of them have been hospitalized.

"There is a fire and heavy smoke in the building. All services are working at the scene," he says.

A warehouse building is on fire in the Podilskyi district. The fire is on an area of 2000 square meters. Emergency services are working at the scene, he said.

Updated at 9:10 a.m.

According to the KCMA, as a result of a rocket attack:

- In the Podilskyi district, water supply lines were damaged and at least 6 cars are burning
- In the Solomianskyi district, two multi-story residential buildings caught fire;
- In the Desnianskyi district, a supermarket is on fire;
- In the Darnytskyi district, non-residential premises were damaged;
- In the Holosiivskyi district, debris fell in an open area.
- In the Pecherskyi district - on the roof of a 9-storey residential building; another multi-storey building and a private house;
- In the Obolonskyi district, a residential building caught fire, and the remains fell on the territory of non-residential buildings and warehouses:
- In the Sviatoshynskyi district (to be specified);
- In the Podilskyi district, a fire on the territory of a market; a gas pipe was damaged, and the remains fell on non-residential buildings. There is also a possibility of a fire in a residential building. The information is being verified.
- In the Shevchenkivskyi district debris fell on an open area.

According to DTEK, the attack caused a temporary power outage in some buildings in the Shevchenkivskyi, Sviatoshynskyi, Holosiivskyi, Podilskyi, and Obolonskyi districts.

The power company promises to return the power as soon as the security situation allows.

The Russian shelling of Kyiv on December 29

As a reminder, on December 29, Russia launched the largest attack on Ukrainian territory since the beginning of the invasion. In a few hours, 158 missiles of various types were fired, as well as kamikaze drones. In particular, more than 30 enemy targets were shot down in the sky over Kyiv.

As of January 1, 29 people were found killed in the capital.