Mykolaiv hit by most intense Russian shelling so far

31 July, 12:50 PM
Russian occupiers shelled Mykolaiv, July 12 (Photo:Press service of the State Emergency Service of Ukraine/Handout via REUTERS)

Russian occupiers shelled Mykolaiv, July 12 (Photo:Press service of the State Emergency Service of Ukraine/Handout via REUTERS)

Mykolayiv has been hit by the “strongest yet” Russian artillery barrage overnight on July 31, Mykolayiv Mayor Oleksandr Senkevich said in a Telegram post.

Mykolayiv under massive shelling today,” Senkevich said.

“Probably the most powerful yet. Explosions heard after 01:00 a.m., and around 05:00 a.m. A number of buildings destroyed; apartment blocks damaged.”

Emergency services are on site dealing with the consequences of the attack, the mayor added. Later Mykolaiv Oblast administration reported one person was killed in the attack and two more were wounded.

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