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Russian night attack on Kyiv injured 53 people, damaged kindergartens, buildings, cars, critical infrastructure

Russian massive attack with 10 ballistic missiles and 10 Shahed drones injured 53 people, including 6 children. The eldest wounded is 80 years old and the youngest is 5 years old.
A damaged courtyard of an apartment building by Russian missile, launched overnight into 13 December, 2023. Credit: Kyiv’s mayor Vitaliy Klychko via Telegram

Overnight into 13 December, the Russian military attacked Kyiv with 10 ballistic missiles, injuring 53 people, including 6 children, Kyiv Mayor Vitaliy Klitschko said.

Debris from Russian missiles fell across four districts of Kyiv – Dniprovskyi, Desnianskyi, Darnytskyi and Holosiivskyi. According to Mayor Vitali Klitschko, the Russian massive attack injured 53 people, including 6 children. 20 people, including two children, were hospitalized.

“The eldest injured is 80 years old and the youngest is 5 years old. All of the injured have received medical assistance,” Kyiv’s mayor said.

Ukrainian rescuers evacuate an elderly woman from a house hit by Russian missile debris on 13 December 2023. Сredit: Ukraine’s Emergency Service

Russian ballistic missiles directly hit the courtyard of an apartment building. The building and a nearby kindergarten sustained damage. Cars parked in the courtyard caught fire and windows were blown out in nearby buildings and a school.

Destroyed a 7th floor of a 9-story residential building in Kyiv by Russian missiles overnight into 13 December 2023. Credit: Kyiv’s mayor Vitaliy Klychko via Telegram
Destroyed cars near residential buildings due to the Russian night attack on Kyiv on 13 December 2023. Credit: Kyiv’s mayor Vitaliy Klychko via Telegram

According to Kyiv City Military Administration, in the Darnytskyi district, the attack damaged a private house over an area of 400 square meters.

In Desnianskyi district, a missile strike damaged the 7th floor of a 9-story residential building and 8 cars in the building’s courtyard.

In Dniprovskyi district, the attack damaged a private house over 2 square meters. Shockwaves blew out windows in two residential buildings. Debris fell onto 3 other private houses. Debris also fell onto a roadway, damaging the water supply system.

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