Ukrainian UAV crashes into Moscow City skyscraper

Video shows drone crashing into Moscow City skyscraper


In the early morning of July 30, a Ukrainian drone crashed into one of the Moscow City skyscrapers.

The previous drone attack on Moscow took place on July 24th.

Moscow Mayor Sergei Sobyanin said that no serious damage was caused to the building. No one was killed.

The attack took place at around 3 a.m. in the morning. Residents of neighbouring buildings on Kutuzovsky Prospekt woke up because of the explosion.

Smoke was seen rising above the tower after the attack.

According to Mash Telegram channel, one person — a building security officer — was injured in the explosion. It was also said that people were evacuated from the 50-storey tower after the blast.

Spokespeople for emergency services later told TASS that all skyscrapers of the Moscow City complex were evacuated.

Moscow City skyscrapers are located in the centre of Moscow. It is about four kilometres from Red Square. 

More photos and videos from the site of the explosion on Pravda.Ru Telegram channel.

Twenty-five Ukrainian drones attack Crimea

The Russian Defense Ministry said that the Russian forces thwarted a large drone attack in Crimea. As many as 25 UAVs were used in the attack, the ministry said. 

“Tonight, an attempt by the Kyiv regime to carry out a terrorist attack with the use of 25 aircraft-type unmanned aerial vehicles on objects on the territory of the Crimean peninsula was thwarted. Sixteen Ukrainian UAVs were shot down by air defence systems. Nine more Ukrainian drones were suppressed by electronic warfare. They did not reach their targets and crashed into the Black Sea and Cape Tarkhankut. As a result of the thwarted terrorist attack, there were no casualties or damage," the ministry said in a statement.

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Author`s name Petr Ermilin
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