Blasts heard in Ukraine's capital Kyiv and western city of Lviv, local media report

April 16 (Reuters) - Explosions were heard in the early hours on Saturday in Ukraine's capital, Kyiv, and the western city of Lviv, local media reported.

Air raid sirens were going off over most of Ukraine early on Saturday.

There has been no official confirmation of the explosions.

Reuters could not immediately verify the reports.

Reporting by Lidia Kelly in Melbourne; Editing by Himani Sarkar

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