Three people were killed in a Russian drone attack last night that damaged a vocational high school in the Kyiv region, the State Emergency Service of Ukraine reported, as quoted by AFP and BTA.

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"Three people are dead, two are injured, and one has been rescued," the service reported in Telegram, adding that there is a possibility that there are four more people under the rubble.

The military administration of the district reported three dead and seven wounded.

According to the authorities, the strike was aimed at civilian infrastructure.

Two bedrooms and a school building in the town of Rzhishchev, about 80 km south of Kyiv, were partially destroyed, they said, publishing photos of the heavily damaged buildings.

As a result of the attack, a fire broke out, covering an area of ​​300 square meters. It was extinguished shortly before 7 a.m., the emergency services said.

28 vehicles and more than 100 rescuers were sent to the scene, and they continue to search for survivors.

The Ukrainian military said Iranian Shahed drones were used in the attack, according to Reuters.

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"Over 20 Iranian killer drones, plus missiles, multiple artillery barrages, and that's just for the last night of Russian terror against Ukraine," wrote Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky on Twitter.

According to the Ukrainian Air Force, Russia attacked Ukraine last night with a total of 21 Iranian combat drones sent from Russia's Bryansk region, north of Ukraine.

The Ukrainian air defense has shot down 16 of these drones, the Ukrainian Air Force noted in "Telegram".

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