Russia hits critical infrastructure facilities in eight regions on Nov. 15
Rescuers at the site of a rocket attack, October 31 (Photo:State Emergency Service of Ukraine/Handout via REUTERS)
Russia hit critical infrastructure facilities in eight regions in another huge missile strike against Ukraine on Nov. 15.
The barrage of 100 cruise missiles came in several waves, with air raid sirens starting to wail at around 2.21 p.m. in Kyiv. The alert in the capital and across the country lasted about four hours.
Reports soon came in of missile hits on civilian energy infrastructure around the country.
In particular, Rivne Mayor Oleksandr Tretyak said that some parts of the city were left without power.
“Rivne! A strike at a critical infrastructure facility! Some parts of the city have been left without power,” he said on the Telegram messenger.
Kharkiv Mayor Ihor Terekhov also reported strikes at critical infrastructure facilities.
“No information on casualties has been reported yet. There are problems with energy supply due to damage to a facility. The ground electric transport, as well as the subway have been stopped,” Terekhov wrote on the Telegram messenger.
Khmelnytskyi Governor Serhiy Hamaliy announced two strikes in the region.
“Part of the city of Khmelnytskyi has been left without power,” he said in a Telegram messenger post.
Poltava Governor Dmytro Lunin reported a strike in the Kremenchuk district.
“(An attack on) an infrastructure facility. Stay in shelters,” he said on the Telegram messenger.
Vinnytsia Governor Serhiy Borzov said Russia had also attacked a critical infrastructure facility in Vinnytsia Oblast.
In addition, the Russian invaders hit energy infrastructure facilities in Kropyvnytskyi district.
“Enemy missile strikes did not miss us either. Two strikes. Energy infrastructure facilities in the Kropyvnytskyi district were hit,” Kirovohrad Governor Andriy Raikovych wrote on the Telegram messenger.
Russia also hit an energy infrastructure facility in Volyn Oblast.
“Residents of Volyn Oblast, unfortunately, an energy infrastructure facility in Kovel district was hit. We’re checking the information about casualties. Relevant services are working at the scene,” Volyn Governor Yuriy Pohulyaiko said in a Telegram messenger post.
Kharkiv Governor Oleg Synegubov said that Russia had launched missile attacks on critical infrastructure of Kharkiv and Chuhuiv districts.
“There are power outages, all specialized services are working on the ground,” he said on the Telegram messenger.
Russia launched another missile attack on Ukraine on Nov. 15.
Air defense systems were operating in several Ukrainian regions.
At the same time, three missiles hit residential buildings in the Pechersk District of the Ukrainian capital city of Kyiv.
Explosions were also heard in the western Ukrainian city of Lviv, and many parts of the country were reported to be without power.
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