Russia shelled the city of Orekhov and the village of Preobrazhenka in Zaporozhye, using multiple launch rocket systems (MLRS) with incendiary ammunition. This was written by the head of the Zaporizhia OVA Oleksandr Starukh in his Telegram channel.
According to Starukh, two dead and one wounded are known in Preobrazhenka.
“As a result of the attack, fires broke out in a multi-storey building, in the city center and private houses around. Six apartments were on fire. The total fire area was over 400 square meters. m. Information about the victims is being specified.”
Orekhov and the villages around are under attack almost every day, the head of the UVA added. According to him, Russia "systematically destroys the settlement." The old woman urged residents to evacuate to safe places while there is such an opportunity. Local authorities are ready to provide transport and shelter, he concluded.
Earlier, The Insider published a joint investigation with Bellingcat and Der Spiegel, which for the first time says who exactly in Russia aims missiles at civilian targets in Ukraine. The publications revealed a secret unit within the Main Computing Center (MCC) of the Russian Armed Forces, which determines flight missions for high-precision missiles, and identified 30 military engineers. The details of their calls, compared with shelling, confirm their involvement in the killing of civilians in Ukraine. In personal telephone conversations with The Insider journalists, the engineers denied involvement in the shelling, one employee of the Russian Armed Forces introduced himself as a pig farm worker, and another responsible for the shelling as the owner of a flower shop.