That is according to a statement of the Command of the Air Force of the armed forces of Ukraine.
During the raid Ukrainian capital was attacked with 23 kamikaze drones – that is according to Serhii Popko, Head of the Kyiv City Military Administration.
The Armed Forces of Ukraine shot down 18 Iranian-made Shahed-136 drones Russia had launched at Kyiv overnight on December 19, according to the Kyiv City Military Administration.
"During the air alert, 23 enemy UAVs were spotted over the capital. Our defense forces destroyed 18 drones. There were no casualties. However, debris damaged the roadway in Solomyanskyi district, as well as the windows of an apartment block in Shevchenkivskyi district. Unfortunately, a critical infrastructure object was hit. Emergency services are eliminating the consequences," Serhii Popko said.
Russian troops hit an infrastructure site in the city and damaged a roadway and a high-rise building in Kyiv’s Solomianskyi and Shevchenkivskyi districts, Popko said. No casualties have been reported in the capital, The Kyiv Independent reports.
As a result of the drone attack, infrastructure and homes were damaged, and two people were injured in Kyiv Oblast, the oblast governor Oleksiy Kuleba wrote. According to Kuleba, all emergency services are at the site of the attack, and more details will follow.
Russia has repeatedly attacked critical infrastructure across Ukraine with missiles and drones since early October, killing dozens of people and causing power outages.