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Explosions heard in Ukraine's southern city of Mykolaiv - mayor

Reuters WORLD
Published June 23,2022
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Smoke rises after Russian shelling in Mykolaiv, Ukraine, Saturday, June 18, 2022 (AP File Photo)

Explosions were heard in Ukraine's southern city of Mykolaiv on Thursday, Mayor Oleksandr Senkevych said, urging residents to take shelter.

He did not provide further details in his post on messaging app Telegram.

A Russian missile strike killed at least one person and damaged buildings including a school in Mykolaiv on Wednesday, according to local authorities. Russia denies targeting civilians.