Russian troops again fired at Nikolaev, on the morning of July 30, one dead is known. This was reported by the head of the regional military administration (OVA) Vitaly Kim in the Telegram channel.
On the night of July 30, one of the residential areas of the city was shelled: one person was killed, six were injured. High-rise buildings received significant damage. Around 01:20 in the Bashtansky community there were several explosions outside the city, according to preliminary data, the air defense system went off. Information on victims and damages is specified.
He also added that on the morning of July 29, the Russians fired at the Ship District of Nikolaev with cluster shells that hit a public transport stop. As a result, five people were killed and 14 people were injured, Kim said. On the evening of July 29, the village of Shirokoye was shelled, the fields caught fire, no one was hurt.
According to the head of the OVA, shelling of the territory and nearby settlements of the Bereznegovatskaya community continues. “Villages located on the demarcation line remain under constant fire. In addition, on the morning of July 30, shelling took place near the villages of Lepetikha and Kavkaz,” Kim wrote.
Since the first day of the war, the Russian side has been claiming that it is only attacking the military infrastructure of Ukraine. In fact, it regularly shells civilian targets. So on July 3, the Russian military attacked Slavyansk. The mayor of the city, Vadim Lyakh, said that it was "the largest shelling of the city in recent times." Also, Russia regularly attacks Nikolaev. According to the mayor of the city Alexander Senkevich, during the war, Russian troops caused damage to Nikolaev in the amount of 633 million hryvnias ($21.4 million).