Ammunition depot at airbase near Kyiv on fire after Russian missile strike
Ukrainian authorities say an ammunition depot at a large airbase near Kyiv is on fire after being struck by Russian missiles.
The Kyiv Independent says six Russian missiles struck a local military airfield at about 7 am Saturday in the city of Vasylkiv, some 36 kilometers south of the capital.
Kyiv regional police aired footage of a large plume of heavy smoke it said was from the attack.
Ammunition depot in Vasylkiv, Kyiv Oblast, on fire.
According to Kyiv Oblast police, the fire broke out following a heavy Russian attack with 6 missiles at the local military airfield at about 7 a.m.
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Earlier, the news agency reported that an oil depot in Vasylkiv was struck, and another was hit in the village of Kryachky, southwest of Kyiv.