Ukraine declared an air raid alert over the entire nation on Thursday, and senior officers stated air defences items had been capturing down incoming Russian missiles.
Two missiles had been noticed over the territory of the Mykolaiv area, its governor, Vitaly Kim, stated on the Telegram messaging app.
“Missiles are flying contained in the territory of Ukraine. Not less than two northwest by Mykolaiv area,” he stated.
Officers instructed the general public to take shelter.
“The primary Russian missiles have been shot down,” Andriy Yermak, head of the president’s workplace stated.
Russia has focused important infrastructure with missile and drone strikes since October, inflicting sweeping blackouts and different outages throughout winter.
DTEK, Ukraine’s largest non-public vitality producer, stated it was conducting emergency energy shutdowns within the capital, Kyiv, the encircling area, and likewise the areas of Odesa and Dnipropetrovsk resulting from a hazard of missile assault.
In a single day, the army stated its anti-aircraft defences had shot down all 24 drones despatched by Russia.
Fifteen of the drones had been downed across the capital Kyiv the place there have been no studies of any harm.