Head of Ukraine’s Donetsk region, Pavlo Kyrylenko said that as many as three people have died after Russian strikes hit two villages in the eastern Ukrainian city of Lyman after authorities in Moscow two downed drones from Kiyv.
“Three people were killed and one wounded in Torkse, another civilian was wounded in Zakitne,” he wrote on Telegram.
Earlier on Tuesday, Moscow city’s mayor Mayor Sergei Sobyanin said that “air defense shot down two attack drones; one in the Krasnogorsk area, the other in the Chastsy area.”
He also added that emergency services were responding to the scene, without providing any details about casualties and damage.
Also on Tuesday, the Russian defence ministry said in a statement that one of its Sukhoi Su-30sm jets destroyed a Ukrainian “reconnaissance boat” near Russian gas production facilities in the Black Sea.
It later noted that it also destroyed a US-made speedboat carrying Ukrainian troops east of Snake Island.
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