Russian invaders intensively shell Dnipropetrovsk Oblast overnight, says governor

27 August, 12:08 PM
Russians shelled Nikopol and Kryvyi Rih districts (Photo:Dnipropetrovsk Oblast Council/Telegram)

Russians shelled Nikopol and Kryvyi Rih districts (Photo:Dnipropetrovsk Oblast Council/Telegram)

Russian troops intensively shelled Dnipropetrovsk Oblast throughout the night, pounding Nikopol and Kryvyi Rih districts, head of the oblast’s military administration Valentyn Reznichenko said in a Telegram messenger post on Aug. 27.

He said seven shells from enemy heavy artillery had landed in the town of Nikopol: about 10 private houses, an educational center and power lines were damaged, he added.

“Almost 5,000 houses have been left without electricity,” Reznichenko said.

“Some have already been connected. Energy crews continue working.”

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According to the governor, the Russians launched over 20 projectiles from Grad multiple launch rocket systems and heavy artillery at the Marhanets and Chervonohryhorivka territorial communities, resulting in damage to housing.

The invaders also shelled the Kryvyi Rih district, using Uragan heavy rocket systems and artillery. As a result, a suburban area and an energy enterprise in the Zelenodolsk territorial community were damaged.

Russia is currently attacking Dnipropetrovsk Oblast every day with multiple rocket launchers and artillery, as well as conducting missile attacks.

On Aug. 24, the Russians launched a missile attack on a train station in the town of Chaplyne in Dnipropetrovsk Oblast.

The missiles hit a private house, as well as rail infrastructure – specifically, the station itself. The resulting explosion cause several carriages of a passenger train nearby to catch fire, along with a number of parked cars.

According to the latest data, 25 people, including two children, were killed in the Russian attack. Thirty-one people were injured.

An 11-year-old boy was killed by being crushed under the rubble of a house, while another 6-year-old child died in a car fire near the railway station.

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