Overnight Russian attacks kill at least two civilians: Kyiv

KYIV: Two civilians died in Russia‘s newest in a single day barrage of drones and missiles, which hit a hospital, a constructing at a mine and different civilian infrastructure in Ukraine, Kyiv stated on Tuesday.
Ukraine has been bracing for a rise in Russian assaults on essential infrastructure — notably vitality services — as sub-zero temperatures set in.
In an up to date assertion, the air power stated it destroyed 9 out of 10 drones and a cruise missile launched by Russia.
Moscow additionally focused Ukraine with 4 guided missiles.
“The central metropolis hospital within the city of Selydove within the Donetsk area, the constructing of the Kotlyarevska mine and different civilian infrastructure have been destroyed and broken,” the army stated.
One civilian was killed and eight have been wounded within the assault on the hospital, Ukraine’s normal prosecutor stated.
The assault on the mine killed a 63-year-old worker, the prosecutor stated.
At the very least 4 individuals have been killed within the city final week after Russian forces shelled a residential constructing there.
Additional north in Kharkiv area, a 29-year-old civilian man died when a personal home caught hearth after shelling, the regional governor stated.
Russian strikes on Ukraine’s vitality infrastructure final winter left hundreds within the chilly and darkish for lengthy intervals, and Kyiv has since acquired extra air defence techniques from its allies.
The Kremlin stated on the time that Ukraine’s management was liable for civilian struggling linked to the lengthy energy outages as a result of Kyiv refused to conform to Moscow’s phrases to finish the battle.

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