Drone attack strikes heart of Moscow in huge explosion just miles from Kremlin

The Russian Ministry of Defence accused the Ukrainian government of launching an overnight drone attack against Moscow.

A video captured one of the unmanned vehicles hitting a high-rise building and exploding into a ball of fire.

Igor Sushko, who shared the video on Twitter, wrote: “Moscow under attack: A drone can be heard flying into a building resulting in a massive explosion this morning.

“‘Moscow City’ is a very high-end business district just 2.8 miles from the Kremlin. Multiple drone strikes reported.”

As the sun rose, pictures a large presence of emergency services in the area, which was cordoned off while investigators looked at the damages created.

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The glass building presented a large hole in one of its lower floors.

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