Russians attack Zaporizhzhya again, hit infrastructure with missiles, start fire
Rescuers eliminate the consequences of Russian missile strikes on Zaporizhzhia (Photo:State Emergency Service)
Invading Russian forces have attacked the city of Zaporizhzhya again, hitting the Ukrainian-held oblast center with missiles, head of Zaporizhzhya regional military administration Oleksandr Starukh reported on Oct. 15.
“Incoming enemy missile attack on the regional center,” Starukh wrote on his channel on the Telegram messenger, without giving other details.
“Head for the shelters, take care!” he added.
The acting mayor of Zaporizhzhya, Anatoliy Kurtev, clarified on his Telegram channel that infrastructure objects had been damaged as a result of the latest Russian missile strikes.
"Infrastructure facilities were damaged,” Kurtev wrote. “A fire broke out at the scene. Rescue services are working at the site of the (missile) impact."
Information about the number of casualties is being verified.
Kurtev added that according to current information, air defense systems have also been active in Zaporizhzhya Oblast.
Overnight on Oct. 15, Russian invaders attacked Zaporizhzhya with kamikaze drones, hitting infrastructure facilities.
Earlier, on Oct. 9, Russia attacked Zaporizhzhya with 13 aircraft and S-300 air defense missiles, converted to ground-attack mode. The invaders attacked city infrastructure and residential areas. Enemy strikes are currently continuing on a daily basis.
More than 70 residents of Zaporizhzhya Oblast have been killed in Russian attacks over the past two weeks.
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