Russia launched missile strikes on the city of Mykolayiv in southern Ukraine on the morning of June 17, the city’s mayor, Oleksandr Senkevich, has reported on Telegram.
One person was killed and six were injured, the mayor said.
“This morning the Russian invaders again fired missiles at Mykolayiv. Residential houses were damaged. Rescuers, medics and utility company staff are working at the scene," he wrote.
Later, Mykolayiv governor Vitaliy Kim reported that as a result of the missile strike one person had been killed, and six wounded – including a minor.
Four residential high-rise buildings and an infrastructure facility were damaged, he said.
“This morning in Mykolayiv four apartment buildings and an infrastructure facility were damaged in a missile strike,” Kim wrote on the Telegram messenger. “As of now, one person has been killed and six were injured (including a child). Rescue operations are underway."
Five civilians were injured in a Russian rocket attack on the city on June 15.
On the night of June 16, the Russians fired on Mykolayiv again. Residential buildings were damaged by cluster munitions.