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Massive drone attack on Kyiv: Latest update

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Last night, on November 25, the occupiers launched the largest drone attack on Kyiv. Five people were injured as a result of the falling debris, and fires broke out in different parts of the capital.

The following sources were used in the preparation of the material: Kyiv Mayor Vitaliy Klitschko's Telegram, Kyiv city military administration's Telegram, the Air Force's Telegram, DTEK and Ukrenergo energy companies' Telegram, and messages from the national telethon.

The Ukrainian Air Force reported that Russian troops were launching kamikaze drones toward Kyiv from two directions - south and north. Since 5 a.m., air defense forces have been reported operating in the Kyiv region and the capital.

According to Air Force spokesperson Yurii Ihnat, 66 air targets were destroyed in Kyiv region and the capital.

Casualties reported

Vitaliy Klitschko reported two people injured in the Solomianskyi district of Kyiv. Medics were also called to the Podil district of the capital.

Later it became known that the second floor of a five-story building in the Solomianskyi district collapsed. Two women were trapped.

"An 11-year-old child was also injured in the Solomianskyi district. Acute stress reaction. Medics are providing assistance on the spot," said Vitaliy Klitschko.

Five people injured

Five people were injured in the attack, including an 11-year-old child.

"Three of them have acute stress reactions. Two more have cut wounds on the limbs. All were provided with medical care in a timely manner," writes the KCMA.

Fires in several districts

According to the Kyiv city administration and the mayor, fires and smoke broke out in several districts of the city.

Solomianskyi district

A fire broke out in a kindergarten in Kyiv's Solomianskyi district as a result of drone debris falling.

Windows in some buildings were damaged in apartments. In addition, an outbreak occurred in a non-residential building on an area of 100 square meters.

Two people were injured in the attack. Both suffered from acute stress reactions and were treated on the spot.

Dniprovskyi district

According to Vitaliy Klitschko, a drone fragment fell on the top floor stairwell in Dniprovsky district, causing smoke. Firefighters have arrived at the scene.

Holosiivskyi district

In Holosiivskyi district, a drone fragment fell on a 4-story building. It was also reported that the wreckage fell in the green zone.

Pechersk district

The wreckage was found in an undeveloped area. Preliminary, without consequences.

Record number of UAVs

According to the Air Force, the enemy launched a record number of Shahed-131/136 strike UAVs at the territory of Ukraine. The main target was Kyiv.

According to Mykhailo Shamanov, a spokesperson for the Kyiv City Military Administration, air defense destroyed more than 40 air targets over the capital.

More than 60 targets destroyed

According to the Air Force spokesperson Yurii Ihnat, 66 UAVs were destroyed in Kyiv and the region.

According to updated data from the Air Force, air defense destroyed a total of 74 out of 75 Shaheds launched by the enemy into Ukraine.

Problems with electricity

As a result of the drone attack, Kyiv lost electricity:

  • 51 residential buildings,
  • 75 private sector houses,
  • 12 institutions.

"The massive attack also cut power supply to 16,000 homes in Kyiv region. DTEK power engineers arrived at the scene and quickly restored the power. There are still 296 families without power in Vyshgorod district of the region," DTEK writes.

Power supply may be limited in Kyiv

The night attack damaged the main overhead power lines and distribution lines of regional power companies in the central region.

"Repair crews have already started emergency repairs. However, during the period of restoration work in the capital, there may be power supply restrictions," Ukrenergo writes.

Night attack on Kyiv on November 25

On the night of November 25, an air raid alert was declared in Kyiv. The KCMA warned of a drone attack and asked not to ignore the air alert.

In the early morning, residents of some Kyiv districts heard explosions. Local authorities reported that air defense systems were operating. The Air Force warned of the threat of kamikaze drone attacks on Kyiv from several directions.

Later, Kyiv Mayor Vitaliy Klitschko said that several groups of drones were heading for the capital.