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Russian attack on Kyiv: Multiple injuries, warehouses and residential building on fire

Russian attack on Kyiv: Multiple injuries, warehouses and residential building on fire Rescuers eliminate the aftermath of the impact (State Emergency Service of Ukraine)
Author: Liliana Oleniak

On the morning of December 29, Russian troops launched a missile attack on Ukraine. Several buildings caught fire in Kyiv as a result of the falling debris, and many people were injured.

Sources used: Reports of Kyiv City Military Administration, Kyiv Mayor Vitaliy Klitschko, and the National Police.

According to Kyiv Mayor Vitaliy Klitschko, the body of one person was recovered from the rubble of a warehouse in the Shevchenkivskyi district of the capital.

"The search and rescue operation continues. Before that, rescuers freed three victims from the rubble. They were hospitalized by doctors," he writes.

According to preliminary data from the Kyiv City Military Administration, 17 people have been injured in the capital.

A warehouse in the Podilskyi district is on fire over an area of approximately 3000 square meters. "There are many wounded, the number is being clarified. The search for the victims is underway," the statement says.

In the Sviatoshynskyi district, a residential unoccupied multi-story building caught fire. At another location, three parked cars caught fire. "Both fires have been extinguished. One victim was found," the KCMA says.

In the Shevchenkivskyi district, a residential building was preliminarily damaged. The fire on the territory of the garages has been extinguished. "There was also a fire in a warehouse and a non-residential building. Preliminary, six victims were found," the statement says.

A fire was also detected in an unfinished business center in Shevchenkivskyi district. Information about the victims is being established.

A residential building was damaged in the Darnytskyi district. Preliminary, there were no casualties and no fire.

In addition, according to the National Police of Ukraine, as a result of hostile shelling, shrapnel damaged buildings in the Sviatoshynskyi, Darnytskyi, Podilskyi, and Shevchenkivskyi districts of the capital.

"Police units, investigators, forensic experts, and rescuers are working at the scene," the statement says.