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Russian missile attack leaves one dead and many wounded in Zaporizhzhia

Russian missile attack leaves one dead and many wounded in Zaporizhzhia Illustrative photo (Getty Images)
Author: Maria Kholina

As a result of a massive attack by the Russian Federation on Zaporizhzhia on March 22, at least one person has been reported dead and eight wounded. The enemy unleashed nearly 20 missiles on the city, according to the head of Zaporizhzhia Regional Military Administration, Ivan Fedorov.

"Infrastructure facilities, private houses, and apartment buildings are destroyed and damaged," he said.

Fedorov added that today's shelling of the city was the largest in a year. Within a few hours, the enemy fired nearly 20 missiles at Zaporizhzhia.

"They targeted critical infrastructure. But they hit exclusively civilian objects," said the head of Zaporizhzhia Regional Military Administration.

He also reported that infrastructure facilities were destroyed and damaged, and traffic on the dam of the hydroelectric power station was blocked.

In addition, 10 private houses and over 35 apartment buildings were damaged.

"Rescuers are working at the sites. Municipal services are identifying the list of damages and needs for consequences elimination. We will provide detailed information on the aftermath of the mass strike after the work is completed," summed up Fedorov.

Massive attack on Zaporizhzhia

The Dnipro HPP (hydroelectric power plant) in Zaporizhzhia was attacked by Russians on March 22, with fire breaking out there. Due to the shelling of the city, traffic on the road bridge of the Dnipro HPP dam is completely restricted.

Because of this, there is a threat of a blackout at the Zaporizhzhia Nuclear Power Plant. The line to the Zaporizhzhia Nuclear Power Plant has been de-energized.