Kyiv, Lviv, other oblasts left without power, water after Russian missile strikes

23 November 2022, 05:38 PM
Cars destroyed by fire at the site of a rocket attack in Kyiv (Photo:REUTERS/Valentyn Ogirenko)

Cars destroyed by fire at the site of a rocket attack in Kyiv (Photo:REUTERS/Valentyn Ogirenko)

Russia launched another massive missile attack on Ukrainian cities and oblasts on Nov. 23.

Ukraine’s air defense forces were operating in several oblasts, including Vinnytsia, Poltava, Dnipropetrovsk, Mykolayiv, etc.

Prior to the attack, Mykolayiv Governor Vitaliy Kim warned about numerous missile launches from Russian Tu-95 strategic aircraft.

Russian missiles reportedly hit an infrastructure facility in the city of Kyiv and a residential building in Kyiv Oblast. Critical infrastructure in other areas, namely Vinnytsia and Lviv oblasts, was damaged.

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In particular, a Russian missile reportedly hit an energy facility in Kirovohrad Oblast.

Chernihiv Oblast was left without power due to enemy attacks on energy facilities, as reported by the local governor, Viacheslav Chaus, on Telegram.

Most territorial communities in Khmelnytskyi Oblast, as well as three districts of Lviv Oblast were also de-energized.

Meanwhile, the spokesperson for the Kharkiv regional energy company, Maryna Shevchenko, reported emergency power outages in Kharkiv. The city's subway has stopped operating, she added.

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