An inferno erupted at a Lviv warehouse after 27 Russian Shahed drones were intercepted, resulting in the death of one

Russia launched a big drone assault on the western metropolis of Lviv early Tuesday, adverse a warehouse facility in a fiery blaze and killing one man, Ukrainian authorities said.

Ukraine intercepted 27 of 30 Shahed drones overnight, the Air Force said. But drones that acquired thru air protection structures sparked an inferno at the industrial storage facility that used to be no longer used for army purposes, Gov. Maksym Kozytsky said.

An artillery strike in Kherson in the south struck a bus, killing a police sergeant and wounding two men, stated Ihor Klymenko, Ukraine’s minister of inner affairs. That strike additionally set a warehouse on fire.

The trends in the battle the front got here as Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelenskyy used to be in New York to tackle the UN General Assembly and Security Council earlier than going to Washington on Thursday to meet with lawmakers and President Joe Biden. Zelenskyy has persisted to drum up funding and aid for new weapons as the counteroffensive Ukraine launched in June methods what ought to be its last weeks earlier than moist climate slows progress. Ukraine has made small advances however no foremost breakthroughs.

Meanwhile, US Defence Secretary Lloyd Austin said, whilst in Germany attending the assembly of the Ukraine Defence Contact Group, that the 31 M1 Abrams tanks it promised will quickly start arriving in Ukraine, as used to be expected.

Norway stated it will donate about 50 tracked cargo carriers to Ukraine. In a announcement Tuesday, Norwegian Defence Minister Bjørn Arild Gram stated it would assist get elements to areas barring roads.