Russian forces shell Dnipropetrovsk Oblast with Grad MLRS at night, three people injured in Nikopol

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SATURDAY, 6 AUGUST, 2022, 08:00

Russia struck residential areas of the Dnipropetrovsk Oblast overnight on 5 August, with three people injured as a result of the shelling of the city of Nikopol.

Source: Valentyn Reznichenko, Head of the Dnipropetrovsk Regional State Administration, on Telegram

Details: It has been reported that the Russian Federation shelled the Nikopol district with Grad multiple-launch rocket systems, and the Kryvyi Rih district with tubed artillery.

There were 20 missile strikes on Nikopol. Three residents have been injured and a 58-year-old man has been hospitalised. 11 five-storey buildings, up to 40 private homes, a kindergarten and a children’s arts centre have been damaged in the city. The gas pipeline, water pipeline and electricity network have been disabled.

Russian forces hit the Zelenodolsk hromada [Amalgamated Territorial Community - ed.] in the Kryvyi Rih district. A power line was cut in the village of Marianske. A part of the village has been left without electricity. Preliminary reports indicate that there are no casualties.

Other areas of the oblast are calm at the moment.

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