Amid a barrage of Russian missile assaults in opposition to Ukraine Tuesday, not less than seven cities have been struck. This wave of missile assaults on areas throughout Ukraine is the primary this month, after a number of devastating rounds in October.
“Few missile strikes. Keep in shelters,” Oleksandr Vilkul, head of Kryvyi Rih metropolis navy administration in south-central Ukraine, mentioned briefly on Telegram.
On the different finish of the nation, within the north-west, town of Rivne was additionally hit.
“All related providers are on web site. we’re working. For now no casualties,” mentioned Vitalii Koval, head of the Rivne area navy administration.
Within the northern area of Sumy, which borders Russia, Dmytro Zhyvytskyi, the top of the regional navy administration, mentioned that “as a consequence of enemy assaults in Sumy metropolis and the area, emergency energy outages have been imposed.”
Within the central area of Poltava, Dmytro Lenin, head of the navy administration, mentioned there had been a strike within the Kremenchuk district however gave no additional particulars.
Within the northeast of Ukraine, Kharkiv Mayor Ihor Terekhov mentioned that infrastructure has been hit by Russian missiles.
“Vital infrastructure facility was hit. There isn’t any details about casualties at the moment. Due to the injury to the ability there are issues with energy provide,” he mentioned on Telegram. “Floor electrical transport and subway have been suspended. Energy engineers and utility employees are doing all the things to normalize life in Kharkiv as quickly as doable.”
Kyrylo Tymoshenko, deputy head of the Ukrainian president’s workplace, mentioned that in Kyiv, “two hits of Russian missiles have been detected. Enemy weapons hit residential buildings. Rescuers and medical doctors are already engaged on the spot.”
He mentioned a number of missiles have been destroyed by air protection forces.
Air protection was additionally mentioned to be working within the metropolis of Lviv after officers warned of missile assaults and requested residents to remain in shelters. It is unclear whether or not explosions in Lviv have been missile impacts or the work of air defenses.