Russian troops fired rockets at several cities across Ukraine on Monday, October 10. Together with Kyiv, Ternopil, Khmelnitsky, Zhytomyr, Lvov, Dnipro, Zaporozhye and other cities were under fire. Residents report explosions in Ivano-Frankivsk, Poltava and Vinnitsa regions.
Russian troops are destroying infrastructure. About interruptions in electricity and water report local authorities in Khmelnitsky, Lvov, Kharkiv, Poltava and Sumy regions. “As of 11:00, 11 important infrastructure facilities in 8 regions and Kyiv were damaged. Now some areas are de-energized. You need to be prepared for temporary interruptions in electricity, water supply, communications,” clarified Ukrainian Prime Minister Denys Shmygal.
In the western part of the country, the contact network was damaged, informs Ukrainian railway operator “Ukrzaliznytsia”. In the schedule of trains of the western direction, there may be a delay in trains. Locomotives take the trains to the routes.
Netblocks reports Internet outages in Khmelnitsky, Lviv, Poltava regions, Kharkiv and Zhytomyr.
Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky also reported attacks across the country. “Energy facilities are all over the country. Kiev and Khmelnytsky regions, Lviv and Dnipro, Vinnytsia, Frankivsk region, Zaporozhye, Sumy region, Kharkiv region, Zhytormyr region, Kirovohrad region, South. They seek panic and chaos, they want to destroy our power grid, ”he said, asking residents to stay in shelters. “The second target is people. They deliberately chose such a time and such goals in order to cause more harm, ”he added.
As a result of a nighttime missile attack on Zaporozhye, a five-story residential building was destroyed, said Alexander Starukh, head of the Zaporozhye Regional Military District. “There may be people under the rubble. By this moment, it is known about one dead and five wounded Cossacks, ”he specified. Infrastructure facilities and high-voltage electrical networks were damaged. There may be power outages and power outages in the city.
The day before, Russian troops also fired upon Zaporozhye from the territory of the occupied Melitopol and Berdyansk. This strike killed at least 14 dead and more than 70 injured.
Head of the Dnepropetrovsk region Valentin Reznichenko reportedthat as a result of a massive missile attack in the city of Dnipro there are wounded and dead. “Don’t come out of hiding. The threat of missile strikes remains,” he warned.
Kharkiv Mayor Igor Terekhov told that one of the missiles hit an energy infrastructure facility, and because of this, the city turned out to be devalued, in some areas there is no water supply. Stopped the work of the city subway, ground electric transport also does not work.
The authorities of Lviv and the region also reported on attacks on energy infrastructure facilities. In the city and the region there are interruptions in electricity and mobile communications. Schools in the city have switched to distance learning. A third of the traffic lights in the city do not work. After the end of the alarm, regulators will work at difficult intersections.
“Due to the lack of electricity, the operation of the city’s thermal power plants has been temporarily suspended. So now hot water is not supplied. We launched backup power generators at several pumping stations to resume water supply to the city,” told Mayor of Lviv Andrey Sadovy.
Explosions were also reported by residents of Odessa, Khmelnitsky and Zhytomyr. Head of the Sumy Regional Military Administration Dmitry Zhivitsky reported about the explosion in Konotop and urged residents to stay in shelters.
Russian troops, attacking Ukrainian cities, use missiles and kamikaze drones, said Commander-in-Chief of the Armed Forces of Ukraine Valery Zaluzhny. »In the morning, 75 missiles were already fired. 41 of them were neutralized by our air defense. The Armed Forces of Ukraine are doing everything possible to protect citizens. However, the enemy attack continues. I urge everyone to stay in shelters!” he warned.