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Ukraine under mass missile attack a day after west’s promise of tanks

Explosions and air raid sirens as one official says air defences shot down 15 cruise missiles heading to Kyiv

Huge explosions shook Kyiv and raid sirens sounded across Ukraine on Thursday morning during a mass missile attack 24 hours after commitments were made by the US and Germany to send advanced battle tanks. There were reports of at least one person killed in the capital, Kyiv.

A total of 30 missiles were said to be launched against targets in the war-torn country with Ukraine’s air defences having also shot down 24 Iranian-made Shahed “kamikaze” drones overnight.

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