Ukrainian officials and media reported that Russia dropped bombs on several parts of Ukraine on Thursday (9). The missiles’ targets are infrastructure facilities, especially power plants. Kharkiv in the east, Odessa in the south and the capital Kiev are the main affected areas.
According to local media, a portion of the population lacks electricity and water.
The Zaporizh nuclear power plant is also without power, according to Ukrainian officials.
Air raid sirens sounded across Ukraine in the first such attack in weeks.
The governor of Kharkiv, Ukraine’s second-largest city, has reported more than 15 attacks. The governor of Odessa reported severe damage to electrical facilities and residential buildings.
Kyiv Mayor Vitaly Klitschko announced the bombings in the capital. According to The Guardian newspaper, 40% of the capital’s population is without electricity.
Explosions were also reported in the Dnieper cities of Lutsk and Rivne.
Deaths in Lviv
In Lviv, Maksym Kozytskyi, head of the military administration, confirmed the deaths of four civilians – two men and two women. All three residential buildings were destroyed.
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