Russian missiles hit infrastructure facility in Kirovohrad Oblast during night attack

16 February, 11:28 AM
Operational services are working at the scene (Photo:Andriy Raykovych/Telegram)

Operational services are working at the scene (Photo:Andriy Raykovych/Telegram)

An infrastructure object in Kirovohrad Oblast was hit during an overnight Russian missile attack on Ukraine early on Feb. 16, Kirovohrad Oblast Military Administration head Andriy Raykovych reported on Telegram on Feb. 16.

“Restless night. We survived another enemy missile attack. In the (early) morning, (there were) hits on the infrastructure facility in the Kropyvnytskyi region,” he wrote.

He added that operational services are working at the scene, and that there were no casualties. He did not provide any other details.

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In the early hours of Feb. 16, during a missile attack, the Russian military fired 36 sea and air-based missiles at Ukraine, 16 of which were shot down by air defense forces, the Commander-in-Chief of the Armed Forces of Ukraine Valeriy Zaluzhnyi reported in Telegram on Feb. 16.

He said the Russian Federation fired 12 Kh-101/555 air-based cruise missiles, eight Kalibr sea-based cruise missiles, 12 Kh-22 air-based cruise missiles, three Kh-59/31 guided air missiles, and one Onyx anti-ship missile.

The authorities in Lviv Oblast also reported a hit on a critical infrastructure facility.

In Pavlohrad, Dnipropetrovsk Oblast, missiles hit an industrial enterprise and a residential sector, destroying seven houses. One woman was killed, and seven more people were injured.

The day before, the Russian invaders launched balloons, probably to try to use up Ukrainian air defense ammunition and conduct reconnaissance. Six balloon targets were detected over Kyiv.

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