Several buildings in the Russian capital sustained minor damages as a result of a drone attack early on Tuesday, Moscow Mayor Sergey Sobyanin said on his Telegram channel.
"An UAV [unmanned aerial vehicle] attack early this morning caused minor damages to several buildings. All municipal emergency services are currently at the scene of the incident," Sobyanin stated.
The mayor stressed that nobody was seriously injured and the emergency services are clarifying the circumstances of the incident. He also urged to trust only official sources and not to spread any unverified information.
Several unmanned aerial vehicles (UAVs) en route to Moscow were shut down near the Russian capital in the early hours on Tuesday, Moscow Region Governor Andrey Vorobyov reported on his Telegram channel.
"This morning, residents of some districts in the Moscow Region could hear the sounds of explosions - it was our air defense in operation. Several drones were downed on their course to Moscow," Vorobyov said.
The governor asked the residents of the Moscow Region to maintain their composure adding that "all emergencies’ service units are in operation and further information would follow."
Two people needed medical attention following a drone attack in Moscow while nobody was seriously injured or had to be hospitalized, Moscow Mayor Sergey Sobyanin said on his Telegram channel on Tuesday.
Russian Defense Ministry blamed Ukraine for drone attacks.