Russia launches new missile attack on Ukraine’s Kyiv, other cities

By Thomson Reuters Feb 14, 2024 | 10:50 PM

KYIV (Reuters) – Russia launched a new missile attack on the Ukrainian capital Kyiv and other cities on Thursday that Ukraine’s air defences were engaged in repelling, officials said.

Kyiv mayor Vitali Klitschko urged residents to stay in the shelters. Reuters witnesses reported several explosions in different parts of Kyiv.

Lviv mayor Andriy Sadovy reported the sound of explosions in the western city near Ukraine’s border with Poland.

Air alerts were announced for the entire country of Ukraine.

(Reporting by Pavel Polityuk and Olena Harmash; Editing by Kim Coghill and Jamie Freed)