Russia attacks Nikopol with over 40 rockets

19 July, 11:50 AM
Rescue workers are clearing rubble after shelling of Nikopol on July 18 (Photo:State Emergency Service of Ukraine)

Rescue workers are clearing rubble after shelling of Nikopol on July 18 (Photo:State Emergency Service of Ukraine)

Russian invading forces have struck Nikopol once more using multiple launcher rocket systems, the head of the Dnipropetrovsk regional military administration, Valentyn Reznichenko, reported via Telegram messenger on July 19.

According to him, invading Russian forces fired up to 40 rockets into the city. Two industrial facilities were partially destroyed and fires broke out as a result of the explosions. 

Several residential houses, as well as the electriсal grid were damaged as well. There are no known casualties among civilians.

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The enemy also attacked the settlement of Zelenodolska using artillery. 

There were no casualties.

The previous day, Russian troops attacked Nikopol with about 60 rockets, damaging homes and urban infrastructure, and injuring one woman. 

A previous attack on the city occurred on July 16. Two people died. Their bodies were pulled out from under the rubble of a residential building. That time, Russian forces fired 53 rockets into the city.

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