War in Ukraine: "Massive attack" on kyiv leaves one dead

Fighting intensifies in the Ukrainian capital

War in Ukraine: "Massive attack" on kyiv leaves one dead

Fighting intensifies in the Ukrainian capital. At least one person was killed and several others injured on the night of Monday May 29 to Tuesday May 30 in a new "massive attack" by Russian drones on Kiev, announced the city's mayor, Vitali Klitschko.

Debris fell on a multi-storey building in the Holosiivsky district, in the south of the capital. "One person died, an old lady was hospitalized, two victims were treated on the spot," the mayor said on Telegram. "Massive attack! Stay in cover! implored the mayor.

According to the city's civil and military administration, 20 people were evacuated from the affected building. "The upper two floors are destroyed, there may be people under the rubble," she also shared on Telegram. Earlier in the night, Vitali Klitschko announced that a 27-year-old woman had been hospitalized after a debris fall on the same neighborhood of Holosiivsky.

"From 11:30 p.m. to 4:30 a.m. (8:30 p.m. to 1:30 a.m. GMT, editor's note), Russian occupation troops attacked Ukraine" with 31 Iranian-made Shahed-136/131 drones, 29 of which were shot down, "almost all near the capital and in the sky over Kiev," the Ukrainian Air Force said on Telegram.

Civil-military administration says night attack was carried out using drones, and other debris falls set fire to house in Darnytskyi neighborhood, also in south from the city, and three cars in the central district of Pechersky. Debris also fell on a business in the Svyatoshynskyi district in western Kyiv.

The air alert sirens sounded overnight in kyiv, but also in the regions of Cherkasy (Center), Kirovohrad, Mykolayiv and Kherson (South). On Monday, Russian missiles fell in broad daylight on kyiv, sowing panic in the streets, after another night of bombardments. Many residents took refuge in underground shelters, especially in the metro.