Internet traffic in Ukraine drops to 83% of normal level amid mass missile strikes
Netblocks recorded a drop in Ukrainian traffic up to 83% (Photo:Netblocks via Twitter)
Ukrainians across the country were subjected to disruptions in their internet service, causing online traffic to drop to 83% of its normal level, as a result of mass Russian missile strikes on city centers and critical infrastructure across Ukraine on Oct. 10, cybersecurity watchdog Netblocks reported on Twitter.
Power outages have bene reported in the Khmelnitsky, Lviv, Poltava oblasts, as well as the cities of Kharkiv and Zhytomyr. Government authorities have warned of additional possible disruptions.
The mass Russian missile strike struck settlements across the country, as well as the capital of Kyiv. Damage has been reported across Kyiv’s city center, including parks, museums, and the central train station.
Kyiv authorities are working to assess the damage. 8 people have been confirmed dead as of publication.
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