Russian troops attack military airfield in Kyiv region – Business Merseyside
Russian troops on Sunday (3) attacked a military airfield in Vasylkiv, Kyiv region, and destroyed an aviation and air defense center of the country’s armed forces, according to the Russian Defense Ministry spokesman, Igor Konashenkov. of the newsletter. The mayor of the municipality, Natalia Balasinovich, said the attack took place early in the morning, with eight missiles, which hit the aerial installation and the depots for fuel, lubricants and weapons. The information comes from the Unian press agency.
O Centro do Ukrainian Air Command reported on Facebook that “today the enemy again launched a missile attack on the town of Vasylkiv”. Some of the missiles were shot down by Ukrainian air defense systems, the agency said. The region had already been bombarded by Russian missiles a month ago and this Sunday was badly damaged, because “almost all the installations were burnt down during the attack”.
The Ukrainian air command center said there was a training center and a school under reconstruction in the locality. According to preliminary data from Kyiv, several airfield personnel were injured and taken to a local hospital. One of them is in critical condition. Rescue services search the rubble for survivors.
The Russian Defense Spokesperson also said that the Russian Armed Forces launched high-precision missiles from the air and destroyed major fuel depots in Konstantinovka, Donetsk region; in the Mykolaiv region; in Slavuta, central Ukraine; in the Rivne region to the northwest; and in Ternopil in the west. In addition, he claims that there was an attack on the Balovnoye airfield on the outskirts of Mykolaiv, with the destruction of an aircraft hangar and a fuel depot.
On Saturday (2), the Russian army destroyed the Kremenchuk refinery in central Ukraine, which is the largest in the country, according to the Polish news agency PAP.