New salvo of Russian missiles against Ukraine | War in Ukraine
Residents of Kyiv had to take refuge in the metro following new Russian bombings.
Ukraine was the target Friday of a new salvo of Russian missiles targeting its strategic infrastructure, report the Ukrainian authorities.
Russian strikes rained down on Ukraine on Friday morning, causing water cuts in the capital kyiv and new power outages in several cities across the country.
Due to the damage to the energy infrastructure, there are interruptions in the water supply in all districts of the capital, Vitali Klitschko, the mayor of kyiv, said on Telegram.
Don't leave the shelters! The attack on the capital is still ongoing!, he asked kyiv residents on Telegram.
Russian strikes in the morning also caused the shutdown of the metro so that the stations can serve as shelters.
According to Klitschko, several explosions were reported, including at least one explosion in the Golosiivsky district, which encompasses the southern part of the city center and southern Kyiv.
L he administration of Boutcha, where Russian soldiers are accused of having committed atrocities during their occupation of this suburb of kyiv, announced that anti-aircraft forces shot down an enemy missile near the locality, without giving further details.
The mayors of Kharkiv (north-east) and Poltava (center-east) announced that their cities were without electricity following morning bombings.
Kharkiv n there is no more electricity, the mayor of Ukraine's second city, Igor Terekhov, lamented on Telegram.
His Poltava counterpart, Oleksandre Mamai, asked the population switch off all electrical appliances. The air strike is still ongoing, he added, urging civilians to remain calm.
An adviser to the Ukrainian presidency, Kyrylo Tymoshenko, finally declared on Telegram that an apartment building in the city of Kryvyi Rig (south) had been hit.
There is damages. There may be people under the rubble, he added, indicating that emergency services are on the scene.
Mr. However, Tymoshenko did not say whether it was a Russian missile that had hit the building or the debris from the anti-aircraft defenses.
Without electricity […], the heating system no longer works in the city of Kremenchuk, in the center of the country, indicated on Telegram its mayor, Valéri Maletskiï.
Because of these strikes, the electric trains running in the Kharkiv, Kivograd, Donetsk and Dnipropetrovsk regions will run with reserve locomotives, Ukrainian Railways said.
Multiple strikes also targeted the Zaporizhia region, according to its governor, Oleksandre Staroukh.