Heavy battles taking place in Irpen, railway connection with Kyiv destroyed

Heavy battles taking place in Irpen, railway connection with Kyiv destroyed

In Kyiv region, some residents of Irpen, Bucha, Hostomel, and Vorzel have been evacuated during the day.

"Friends, Ukrainians, Borodianka is gone: it is almost completely destroyed. The town center is horrible. Unfortunately, today Borodianka is under the control of enemy troops – the situation there is very difficult. As for the Zhytomyr route: Irpin, Bucha, Hostomel, Vorzel – we managed to evacuate some number of people from there. The railway connection between Kyiv and Irpen was destroyed. Heavy fighting is taking place in Irpen," Head of the Kyiv Regional Military Administration Oleksiy Kuleba said on the air of Ukraine 24 TV channel, Ukrinform reports.

Nevertheless, the head of the Kyiv Regional Military Administration expressed the belief that "our Armed Forces will repel the enemy and we will win."

On February 24, Russian president Vladimir Putin declared war on Ukraine and launched a large-scale invasion.

Russian troops are killing civilians, shelling and destroying key infrastructure facilities, and missiles hit Ukrainians' homes.

Martial law was imposed in Ukraine and general mobilization was announced. The Armed Forces of Ukraine, with the support of the entire nation, courageously resist Russian aggression.


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