Explosions heard in Kyiv, Lviv, and Dnieper

Explosions heard in Kyiv, Lviv, and Dnieper
# 03 May 2022 22:58 (UTC +04:00)

Ukrainian officials have reported missile attacks in several parts of the country, APA reports citing CNN.

Two missiles flying over the south-western Ukrainian city of Vinnytsia were shot down, according to Anton Gerashchenko, an adviser to the Interior Ministry.

Serhiy Borzov, Head of the Vinnytsia region military administration, said two blasts that Vinnytsia residents heard "were our air defenses." A search is underway for the wreckage the missiles.

Gerashchenko said another cruise missile was just shot down by air defenses "on its way to Kyiv" in the area of ​​the Odesa highway.

The mayor of Dolynska, a town in the central Kirovohrad region, said there had been missile strikes in the area but gave no further details.

Further west, close to the Slovakian border, the head of the Zakarpattia Regional Military Administration, Viktor Mykyta, said there had been a missile strike in the mountainous region. "We are clarifying the information on injuries and possible victims," he said.

Several of the targets in Tuesday's missile strikes appear to have been related to the transport of military equipment into Ukraine. Russia has threatened to target shipments of weapons and their routes.

In Lviv, Maksym Kozynskyi, Head of the Regional Military Administration, said three power substations had been damaged.

Separately, the State Border Guard Service of Ukraine, said a border area in the region of Sumy in the far north-east of the country had been struck with multiple rocket launchers and mortars.

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