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Explosions reported in cities of Zaporizhzhia, Kharkiv, Dnipro amid Russia's attack.

by The Kyiv Independent news desk May 22, 2023 3:46 AM 1 min read
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Explosions were heard in Zaporizhzhia, as reported by a Kyiv Independent journalist.

Local Telegram channels reported that a series of explosions were heard in Dnipro and Kharkiv.

Air raid alerts were activated in many Ukrainian oblasts and in the city of Kyiv at around 2:40 a.m. on May 22.‌ A nationwide air raid alert was announced at 3:48 a.m.

Russia launches 11th aerial attack at Ukraine this month, targets Kyiv
All 18 drones Iranian-made Shahed-type drones launched at Kyiv after midnight on May 20 were intercepted by the city’s air defenses, Ukraine’s Air Force said in a statement on the Telegram messaging app.
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