Russian missile strikes military facility in Rivne Oblast overnight

29 August, 05:42 PM
The police reported the details of missile strike in Rivne Oblast (Photo:Рівне Головне/Telegram)

The police reported the details of missile strike in Rivne Oblast (Photo:Рівне Головне/Telegram)

The Russian military launched a missile strike on a Ukrainian military facility in the town of Sarny, Rivne Oblast in north-west Ukraine overnight on Aug. 29, regional police reported on the Telegram messenger.

According to the police, explosive ordnance disposal teams are working at the scene.

Preliminary reports state the enemy launched Kh-101 long range cruise missiles at the facility from Tu-22 bombers.

As a result of the missile strike, about 30 civilian objects were damaged, including the premises of the central district hospital. A high-voltage power line was also damaged. Details about other damage from the attack are being checked.

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In addition, a fire broke out near a forest area as a result of the air strike. Firefighters have already extinguished the fire.

Police have started criminal proceedings regarding the incident under the Criminal Code of Ukraine on encroachment on the territorial integrity and inviolability of Ukraine.

Radio Free Europe / Radio Liberty reported on Aug. 17 that Russian troops were expanding the Luninets military base and airfield in Belarus, located 50 kilometers from the border of Rivne Oblast.

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