Russia launched a massive missile attack on the cities of Ukraine. Arrivals were recorded in Kyiv, Odessa and Kharkov. Explosions were also heard in Nikolaev, Dnipro, Krivoy Rog, Zaporozhye, Zhytomyr, Ivano-Frankivsk, Khmelnitsky, Ternopil regions.
Due to a rocket attack in Kyiv, emergency blackouts began, Mayor Vitali Klitschko said. Approximately 40% of consumers were left without electricity. In Kiev, explosions were heard in the Goloseevsky district. In the Svyatoshinsky district, two people were injured from the explosion. Doctors are helping them on the spot, Klitschko said.
During the shelling in Odessa, residential buildings and one energy infrastructure facility were damaged, said Maxim Marchenko, head of the military administration of the Odessa region.
In Kharkov, the Russian military carried out about 15 strikes, in particular, on energy facilities, and buildings in the region were also damaged. According to the head of the military administration of the Kharkiv region Oleg Sinegubov, there is a hit in a private residential building. No casualties were reported.
In the Lviv region, a rocket fell in a residential area, killing 5 people, said the head of the OVA Maxim Kozitsky. According to him, the hit was in the Zolochevsky district. The dead are two men and two women who were in their homes at the time of the impact. Now the rubble is being cleared, people can still remain under them.
In a number of regions, power was cut off preventively. In connection with the strikes on energy infrastructure facilities, trains began to be delayed .
As a result of the shelling, the Zaporozhye nuclear power plant was completely de-energized, Energoatom reports .