For g1, Brazilian reporter Hugo Pacheca, who is a correspondent for the British BBC network in Kiev, said he had been alerted to the missile during the broadcast., and saw the artifact hit a bridge a few meters from his hotel. The explosion was also recorded on video. (see below).
“There is no air movement in Kiev, helicopters or airplanes. So any movement in the sky attracts attention. At that moment I saw something like a missile, and when I noticed what it was, it hit a bridge, so I got it. There was no position, I went to look for shelter,” said the accompanying cameraman. Pacheka said.
At that time, the BBC broadcast was interrupted. Pacheca said the two went to an underground shelter in the hotel’s parking lot and began broadcasting from there.
The Pacheco missile was the first of a series of bombardments launched by Russia this morning. Russian President Vladimir Putin retaliates 2014 attack on the main bridge in Crimea, a Ukrainian peninsula annexed by Russia.
A missile seen by a Brazilian journalist during a live broadcast on the glass bridge in Kiev, Ukraine on October 10, 2022.
Police said 11 people were killed and 64 injured in the Kiev blast.
After more than three months of no attacks, Kiev came under heavy bombardment by Russia again on Monday (10). It was one of the deadliest attacks on Ukraine’s capital since the country’s war began.
Moscow has also attacked other major cities in the country, marking a new phase of escalation in the seven-and-a-half-month war.
Russian President Vladimir Putin said Monday’s missile launches were part of a “strong response” by his troops. Saturday’s bombing of a bridge in Crimea, a Ukrainian peninsula annexed by Russia in 2014.. Putin blamed Ukraine for the bombing and threatened further attacks.
Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky has refused He accused Russia of wanting to create panic and chaos in his country.
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