Several explosions rocked the Shevchenkivskyi district in Ukraine's capital Kyiv, the city's mayor said on Monday.

Iran PressEurope: According to Russia Today, several explosions rocked central Kyiv on Monday morning, Mayor Vitaly Klitschko has confirmed, amid reports of a new wave of drone strikes one week after Russia launched a massive attack on Ukraine’s critical energy and military infrastructure.

“An explosion in the Shevchenko district – in the center of the capital,” Klitschko wrote on his Telegram channel at around 7 am Monday morning before reporting another blast in the same area several minutes later. "A fire broke out in a non-residential building, and several residential buildings were damaged," he later added.

Witnesses reportedly heard the sound of kamikaze drones in the air, according to Anton Gerashchenko, an adviser to the interior minister, who said that they targeted critical infrastructure in the area of the central railway station in Kyiv.

Several videos circulating on social media claim to show the drones in the skies of Kyiv, as well as one of the impact sites.


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