Moscow buildings damaged in reported Ukrainian drone attack

Moscow City’s business district faced an alleged Ukrainian drone attack early on Sunday, resulting in slight damages to two office buildings, according to Mayor Sergei Sobyanin’s statement reported by the TASS news agency. There were no casualties reported in the incident.

Mayor Sobyanin revealed the details of the attack on his Telegram channel, stating, “Tonight there was a Ukrainian drone attack. The facades of two office buildings in Moscow City (business district) were slightly damaged. There are no casualties,” as reported by TASS.

Reuters reports that an eyewitness present in the Moscow business district shared her account, mentioning that she observed fire and smoke at the site following an explosion.

“My friends and I rented an apartment to come here and unwind, and at some point, we heard an explosion and it was like a wave, everyone jumped. And then there was a lot of smoke and you couldn’t see anything. From above, you could see fire,” she said.

According to the TASS report, enforcement agencies disclosed that the alleged attack involved two drones. Subsequently, these drones were shot down in the western part of the Moscow Region.

As the situation unfolds, authorities are likely to investigate the incident further to ascertain its cause and potential implications.