Wave of Drone Attacks Leaves Several Injured in Kyiv

Ukraine’s military said on May 8 that all 35 drones targeting Kyiv overnight had been intercepted by air defenses. The city said at least five people were nonetheless injured, likely as a result of falling debris that damaged buildings and cars.

According to the Kyiv City Military Administration, debris linked to the attacks caused damage to residential buildings, cars, and a fuel tank in the Sviatoshynski and Solomyanskyi districts.

Kyiv Mayor Vitali Klitschko, visited a residential building in the city’s Sviatoshynski district on Monday, saying three people were injured there and two hospitalized when falling debris hit the high-rise.

Footage recorded by Suspilne shows the damage at the site.

The General Staff of the Armed Forces of Ukraine said in their morning update on Monday that 35 out of 35 Shahed drones had been intercepted. Credit: Suspilne via Storyful

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