Powerful explosion in Kyiv near rail station: Ukraine's Defense Ministry

AP , Wednesday 2 Mar 2022

Ukrainian officials have reported a powerful explosion in Kyiv, between the Southern Railway station and the Ibis hotel, an area near Ukraine's Defense Ministry.

 People seeking shelter from Russian airstrikes in Kyiv
A woman cries in the small basement of a house crowded with people seeking shelter from Russian airstrikes, outside the capital Kyiv, Ukraine, Wednesday, March 2, 2022. AP

Ukraine President Volodymyr Zelenskyy's office told The Associated Press on Wednesday night that it was a missile strike.

Officials said it wasn't immediately clear how damaging the strike was, whether there were any casualties or where exactly the missile hit.


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