Ukraine news: 5 injured in missile attacks on Kharkiv
KYIV, Ukraine –
Officials said five people were injured in Russian missile attacks on Sunday in central Kharkiv, Ukraine’s second-largest city.
Kharkiv regional governor Oleh Syniehubov said four people were injured when a Russian S-300 missile crashed near an apartment complex and another was injured when the missile hit a higher education building. Local media reported that the attacked building was the National Institute of Urban Economics, about 700 meters from the city’s central square.
Meanwhile, fierce fighting continues in the Donetsk region of eastern Ukraine, one of four regions Russia illegally annexed last year, although its forces do not fully control the area. . Donetsk Governor Pavlo Kyrylenko said five civilians were wounded in rocket attacks overnight in the city of Druzhkivka and the town of Avdiivka and its suburbs were also shelled.
At the Black Sea port of Odessa, workers have been working to connect temporary generators shipped in to try to restore power. The city and surrounding area went dark over the weekend following a large-scale network outage.
Grid operator Ukrenergo says that the equipment-related problem “has been repaired several times” following Russia’s barbaric attacks on Ukraine’s power grid and that residents should prepare themselves for the pullout. long.
Prime Minister Denis Shmyhal said that as of Sunday afternoon, about 280,000 customers were still without power.