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Damaged energy facilities, fires, water woes: Fallout from Russia's Ukraine assault

Damaged energy facilities, fires, water woes: Fallout from Russia's Ukraine assault Photo: consequences of the massive Russian missile attack on Ukraine named (State Service of Ukraine for Emergency Situations)

During today's massive rocket attack, the primary targets of Russian invaders once again were Ukraine's energy infrastructure objects. Specifically, the enemy targeted energy facilities in three regions, resulting in fires and damaged equipment at thermal power plants, as well as casualties.

For the aftermath of Russian rocket shelling in Ukraine on the night of April 27, read on at RBC-Ukraine.

The material includes data from Tegelram channels of the Ministry of Energy of Ukraine, the head of the Dnipropetrovsk Regional Military Administration, Serhii Lysak, and the Facebook page of DTEK.

Energy infrastructure under attack

According to the Minister of Energy, Herman Halushchenko, tonight the Russians targeted Ukraine's energy infrastructure with rockets. Specifically, objects in three regions were attacked:

  • Dnipropetrovsk,
  • Ivano-Frankivsk,
  • Lviv regions.

Damage and casualties

"There is equipment damage. At one of the sites, the shift supervisor was injured - an energy worker received a concussion," the minister said.

He added that the consequences of the enemy's massive attack are being clarified. Efforts are also underway to address them.

Fires at energy facilities in the Dnipropetrovsk region

As stated by the head of the Dnipropetrovsk RMA, Serhii Lysak, the region experienced another massive attack, resulting in damaged energy facilities and several fires due to enemy shelling.

He specified that the objects affected are in the Dniprovskyi and Kryvyi Rih districts.

Additionally, a 39-year-old man was injured. The head of the RMA noted that he was hospitalized in a moderate condition.

There have also been interruptions in water supply in the Kryvyi Rih district.

Air Defense operations

According to the head of the Dnipropetrovsk RMA, 13 enemy missiles were destroyed in the region by air defense forces and means:

  • in Dniprovskyi,
  • Kryvyi Rih,
  • Pavlohrad districts.

Four thermal power plants attacked

As stated in the morning statement by DTEK, Russian occupiers attacked four thermal power plants of this company on the night of April 27. It is noted that equipment was significantly damaged as a result of the strikes.

According to the company, preliminary information about casualties is known.

"The equipment of the enterprises was seriously damaged. At the moment, energy workers are trying to eliminate the consequences of the attack," DTEK reported.

The company also added that since the beginning of the full-scale invasion, DTEK thermal power plants have been shelled over 170 times.

Russian night missile strikes on Ukraine

It should be noted that on the night of April 27, Russian aggressors struck Ukraine's territory three times using missiles of various types, including cruise missiles, ballistic, and aeroballistic (Kinzhals), launched from strategic aviation.

Twice, from Friday evening to Saturday morning, large-scale air raids were announced.

Moreover, during these raids, combat aircraft were scrambled into the air in Poland against the backdrop of Russian missile strikes on Ukraine, according to the protocol.

It was also reported that around half past midnight explosions were heard in Kharkiv due to missile strikes - there was a strike between the buildings of a local medical facility (psychiatric hospital) in the Saltivskyi district, with hundreds of windows shattered in the hospital buildings.

Later, it became known that at the time of the attack, there were over a thousand people in the medical facility. Fortunately, the Russian S-300 missiles hit the ground, not the hospital buildings. Injuries were reported in one patient.

It was also reported that explosions occurred in Dnipro and in the Ivano-Frankivsk region this night.