Explosion heard in Ukrainian capital Kyiv - Reuters witness

KYIV, Feb 24 (Reuters) - An explosion was heard in Ukrainian capital Kyiv around noon local time (1000 GMT) on Thursday, a Reuters correspondent reported, in one of a series of blasts which began after Russia launched a military operation in Ukraine.

A Ukrainian interior ministry official said that military command centres in several cities including Kyiv have been targeted by missile strikes.

Reporting by Natalia Zinets Writing by Olzhas Auyezov Editing by Raissa Kasolowsky

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