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Russian rockets targeting infrastructure, Ukrainian officials say

Russian rocket attacks targeted critical infrastructure across Ukraine on Friday morning, according to regional officials.

In Kyiv, Mayor Vitaly Klitschko reported explosions in the capital’s Desniansky district.

CNN teams in Kyiv earlier reported hearing explosions, as well as seeing and hearing missiles. They also heard the air defense systems working in the Ukrainian capital.

In northeastern Kharkiv, Oleh Syniehubv, head of the regional military administration, said “critical infrastructure facilities” were hit in Chuhuiv district.

And in the central city of Kryvyi Rih, the head of the city military administration, Olkesandr Vilkul, reported “there are rocket hits.”

Russia has waged a series strikes against Ukraine since October that have damaged the energy system and civilian infrastructure, causing power outages in the freezing winter.

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