Power plants attacked – More than 1,100 Ukrainian places without power


Russia continued its week-long airstrikes on Ukrainian cities on Tuesday, again targeting critical infrastructure such as electricity and water supplies. As a result, more than 1,100 places are without power.

“At the moment, according to the Ministry of Energy, 1,162 places have been cut off from power in the Dnipropetrovsk, Zhytomyr, Kirovograd, Kharkiv, Donetsk, Zaporizhia, Luhansk, Mykolayiv and Kherson regions, including the occupied territories,” said the spokesman for the Ukrainian emergency services. on Tuesday, Oleksandr Khorunchyi (see video above).

In recent airstrikes on Ukraine, the Russian military has repeatedly and increasingly targeted key infrastructure. According to Ukrainian head of state Volodymyr Zelenskyy, among others, nearly a third of Ukraine’s power plants were destroyed within a week.

“Situation across the country is currently critical”
This led to massive power outages across the country, Selenskyj reported via Twitter. “The situation is now critical across the country,” the president’s office in Kiev said. In attacks since October 7, according to the state emergency services, up to 4,000 places were without power.

In the northern Ukrainian city of Zhytomyr, which was home to about 260,000 people before the Russian invasion began, power was cut after the airstrikes. “There is currently no light or water in the city,” Mayor Serhiy Sukhomlyn wrote on Facebook. The hospitals have switched to emergency power. Attacks on power plants were also reported from Kharkiv.

Source: Krone


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