Blasts heard within the centre of Kyiv days after a key bridge connecting Russia to Crimea was hit by a lethal explosion.
A number of massive explosions have been heard within the Ukrainian capital Kyiv a day after President Vladimir Putin blamed Ukraine for a lethal explosion on a key bridge connecting the Crimean Peninsula to mainland Russia.
“A number of explosions within the Shevchenkivskyi district, within the metropolis centre,” Mayor Vitali Klitschko wrote on Telegram on Monday.
“Particulars will comply with,” he stated.
The explosions befell round 0815 native time (0515 GMT), with air raid sirens sounding within the Ukrainian capital greater than an hour earlier than the blasts.
Ukrainian forces retook massive areas round Kyiv in early April after Russia deserted its push in direction of the capital.
The Russian president has come underneath rising strain after struggling a collection of army setbacks in latest weeks. He continued reshuffling his army management, appointing a brand new basic to guide the warfare.
Hundreds of Russian troopers retreated from the front-line space within the japanese Luhansk area in latest days, as Ukrainian forces proceed to make progress in direction of Russian-held Kreminna.
Western weaponry has helped the Ukraine army win again extra territory previously month than Russian forces seized in 5 months.