Russia-Ukraine Crisis: Air Raid Sirens, Explosions Heard in Kyiv | Watch
Russia-Ukraine Crisis: The sirens were heard in multiple live television reports from Ukraine. However, contrary to the reports, the Russian military claimed that it is not targeting Ukrainian cities.
Kyiv: Hours after Russian President Vladimir Putin announced the start of a Russian military operation against Ukraine, air raid sirens and explosions have gone off in the Ukrainian capital of Kyiv, indicating that the city is under attack. BNO News has shared a video where air raid sirens can be heard wailing across Ukraine’s capital.
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BREAKING: Air raid sirens wail across Ukraine's capital pic.twitter.com/jclNZ5h7kx
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The sirens were heard in multiple live television reports from Ukraine. However, contrary to the reports, the Russian military claimed that it is not targeting Ukrainian cities.
In a statement, the Russian military said that the Russian Armed Forces are not launching any missile or artillery strikes on the cities of Ukraine. “High-precision weapons destroy military infrastructure: military airfields, aviation, air defense facilities of the Armed Forces of Ukraine. The civilian population is not at risk”, the statement also read.
Meanwhile, Associated Press journalists in the cities of Odesa and Kharkiv were hearing explosions Thursday morning after Putin defiantly announced he was launching a military operation in Ukraine. He also warned other countries that any attempt to interfere with the Russian action would “lead to the consequences you have never seen in history.
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