Reports from Ukrainian authorities indicate that several cities, including Kyiv, were targeted by missile strikes on Wednesday morning.
Tragically, these attacks resulted in the loss of three lives and left 11 people injured.
President Volodymyr Zelensky reported that there have been casualties in Kyiv, with two individuals losing their lives and 10 others sustaining injuries.
Officials have reported that a man lost his life in the southern city of Mykolaiv.
Reports of attacks have been received from as far west as Lviv, near the Polish border, causing the entire country to be put on air alert.
Kyiv Mayor Vitali Klitschko has reported that power lines were damaged and a number of households in the capital are currently experiencing electricity outages.
According to Ukraine’s commander-in-chief Valerii Zaluzhnyi, Russia launched a total of 64 missiles and drones, with 44 of them successfully intercepted. Reports have emerged stating that cruise missiles were detected above the western regions of Lviv, Ternopil, and Ivano-Frankivsk, as confirmed by the Ukrainian air force.
According to the city’s mayor Oleksandr Senkevich, unfortunately, one person who was taken to the hospital in Mykolaiv has passed away due to their injuries.
Several individuals received medical attention at the location following the incident, which resulted in significant damage to residences and the disruption of gas and water services, according to his statement.
Reports of explosions in Kharkiv have emerged, causing damage to infrastructure, according to military authorities.
Ukraine has been facing repeated air attacks since the invasion by Russia in February 2022. Russian forces frequently employ a variety of weapons in their attacks, such as drones and missiles.