OLENA ROSHCHINA — MONDAY, 17 OCTOBER 2022, 10:14
The occupiers launched an attack on Odesa Oblast from the sea on the morning of 17 October, hitting an infrastructure facility.
Source: Operational Command Pivden (South)
Quote: "Russians continue to terrorise the southern regions of Ukraine. Today they launched a missile attack on Odesa Oblast. A Kh-59 missile was launched from the Black Sea, from a Su-35 aircraft. It hit one of the infrastructure facilities in Odesa Oblast."
Details: No casualties have been reported.
An air-raid siren was sounded in Odesa Oblast four times on 17 October: from 03:10 to 06:53, from 08:07 to 08:34, from 09:21 to 09:32 and from 09:37 to 09:55.
Background: The Russian invaders attacked Kyiv with Iranian-made kamikaze drones on the morning of 17 October. Four drones hit targets, and many explosions occurred. A residential building in the Shevchenkivskiy district of Kyiv was hit.
The Ukrainian forces shot down three Russian cruise missiles in the sky above Dnipropetrovsk Oblast but one missile did hit an energy infrastructure facility, causing a fire. Emergency power outages have begun in the city of Dnipro and other settlements in Dnipropetrovsk Oblast.
In addition, Russians launched a missile attack after 05:00 on critical infrastructure facilities in the Romny district of Sumy Oblast, and casualties have been reported.
Since 10 October, Russia has been launching large-scale attacks on Ukraine’s energy infrastructure, specifically electricity generation and distribution facilities in different regions.