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Russian defence ministry says its air defence forces intercepted and destroyed two Ukrainian drones over Moscow.
Russia’s air defence forces have “suppressed” a Ukrainian drone attack on Moscow, the Russian defence ministry has announced, accusing Kyiv of launching a “terrorist act” against the country’s capital.
The attack early on Monday involved two drones, the ministry said in a statement.
“A Kyiv regime attempt to carry out a terrorist act using drones on objects on the territory of the city of Moscow was stopped,” it said. “Two Ukrainian drones were suppressed and crashed. There are no casualties.”
There was no comment from Ukraine.
The Russian TASS news agency said that one of the drones fell on Komsomolsky Prospekt, which is close to Russia’s defence ministry, while another hit a business centre on Likhacheva Street near one of Moscow’s main ring roads.
The Reuters news agency reported two loud explosions before the reported attacks.