On the morning of May 30, Moscow was subjected to a massive drone raid. Three drones hit residential buildings.
The first drone struck a 24-story apartment building on Atlasova Street, 11 in New Moscow, near Vnukovo Airport. Fire and rescue units found “by external signs a breach of glazing on the 25th floor”, there were no casualties, the regional department of the Ministry of Emergency Situations said. Eyewitnesses said there were signs of destruction on three floors.
The second crashed into the upper floors of the house on Profsoyuznaya Street, 98, near the subway station “Belyaevo”. “The façade and glazing of the building were destroyed. There were no casualties”, – a representative of the emergency services told RIA Novosti.
A third drone with three explosive devices crashed into a 30-story building at 92 Leninsky Prospekt, Building 1. According to the Shot telegram channel, it struck an apartment on the 14th floor but the explosives did not detonate.
Moscow Mayor Sergei Sobyanin confirmed that there was a drone attack on the capital and that several buildings suffered “minor damage”. “For safety purposes, measures were taken to evacuate the residents of several entrances in two buildings affected by the drone strike for the duration of the emergency services. Immediately after the end of the work of the special services, residents will be able to return to their apartments”, – Sobyanin wrote in his Telegram channel.
About the sounds of flying drones and explosions in the morning also reported residents of Istra, Krasnogorsk, Odintsovo and Barvikha. Drones were spotted on the Rublevo-Uspenskoe highway.
Moscow Region Governor Andrei Vorobyov spoke about the work of the air defense system. “This morning, residents of some districts of the Moscow region could hear the sounds of explosions – this is our air defense. Several drones were shot down on the approach to Moscow. I ask residents to stay calm”, – he said.
According to the source of Shot, 13 drones were shot down on the approach to Moscow, five of them were shot down over Rublyovka. According to Baza, about 25 drones were involved in this morning’s attack on Moscow. Some of them got caught in trees and wires as they flew at ultra-low altitude.
The Moscow police introduced the “Typhoon” plan, which involves the gathering of personnel to eliminate the consequences of emergencies.
Also in Moscow began to jam satellite navigation signals used by drones, writes Mash. Cab drivers and drivers complain about GPS malfunctions.
On the night of May 30, Russia attacked Kyiv with more than 20 Shahed drones. The falling debris resulted in casualties and destruction in various districts of the city. In Golosiivsky district, a fire broke out in a high-rise apartment building, destroying the top two floors. One person died. People may still be under the rubble.