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Russia launches cruise, ballistic missiles: five killed, over 40 wounded

The enemy hit various cities. 

The Russian army launched missiles around 6am on 23 January. Explosions were heard in Kyiv, Kharkiv, and Pavlohrad. As of 9:10 a.m., according to the Minister of Internal Affairs, five people were killed and more than 40 wounded in the attack.

Kyiv: several fires broke out in the capital as a result of a missile strike - in Svyatoshynskyy, Solomiyanskyy and Pecherskyy districts. One person was killed, 19 others were injured. Two multi-storey buildings, a private house and cars were damaged.

Kyiv Region: rescuers are working in Bucha district. Two multi-storey buildings, a private house, outbuildings and cars were damaged. Three people were injured.

One person died and one was injured in the attack on Pavlohrad, Dnipropetrovsk Region.

Kharkiv: occupants hit two multi-storey buildings. According to preliminary reports, three people were killed and about 30 others were injured. 

Consequences of the Kharkiv shelling
Photo: SES in Telegram
Consequences of the Kharkiv shelling
Consequences of the shelling
Photo: Interior minister in Telegram
Consequences of the shelling

The Russians were firing from Tu-95 MS cruise missile carriers and Tu-22M3 Kinzhal carriers. As of 6:18 a.m., two aircrafts took off from the Oleniya airfield and two from Shaykovka in Russian airspace, the Air Force said.

The end alert began to be announced after 8:15.

First, the occupiers fired two groups of cruise missiles. At 7:10, the Air Force reported ballistic missiles at Dnipro Region.

As of 6:29 a.m., cruise missiles were spotted in Ukrainian airspace. The first group was on the border of Kyiv and Cherkasy Regions, heading south-west. The second group was in the northern part of Poltava Region, heading southwest.

The alert has been announced across the country, everyone should take shelter regardless of the Region. 

The rules to follow while air alert
Photo: Interior minister
The rules to follow while air alert

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