Russian forces attack Dnipropetrovsk Oblast using MLRS, injuring 2 civilians

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ANASTASIIA KALATUR, ROMAN PETRENKO – SUNDAY, 7 AUGUST 2022, 07:51

Russian forces attacked the Nikopol and Kryvyi Rih districts of Dnipropetrovsk Oblast on the night of 6 August, injuring two civilians in the city of Marhanets (Nikopol district).

Source: Valentyn Reznichenko, Head of the Dnipropetrovsk Oblast State Administration, on Telegram; Oleksandr Vilkul, Head of the Kryvyi Rih Military Administration on Telegram

Quote from Reznichenko: "The Russian army fired 60 Grad rockets on the Nikopol district [Grad is a multiple-launch rocket system - ed.]. Two people were injured in Marhanets. A 64-year-old man has been hospitalised with injuries."

Details: In addition, almost 50 private houses, several cars and a bus stop were damaged in Marhanets. The Russian rockets hit the city’s gas pipeline and power grid. Several thousand residents have suffered a power cut.

There were no casualties following the Russian attack on the Chervonohryhorivka hromada (amalgamated territorial community); the community has not sustained any structural damage or destruction either.

The Russian forces attacked the Kryvyi Rih district using Uragan self-propelled multiple-rocket launchers (MLRS) and tubed artillery. In particular, the Russians targeted the Zelenodolsk and Apostolove hromadas. There were no casualties.

Vilkul has said that 44 residential buildings and eight outbuildings were damaged in Marhanets, and another two outbuildings have been destroyed.

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