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Strike on Zaporizhzhia: Russians attacked industrial infrastructure with missiles

Strike on Zaporizhzhia: Russians attacked industrial infrastructure with missiles Illustrative photo: Zaporizhzhia administration spoke about the consequences of a rocket attack (State Emergency Service)

Russian invaders during today's early morning air attack on April 20 targeted the industrial infrastructure of Zaporizhzhia with a missile strike. There were no casualties as a result of the enemy shelling, reports Ivan Fedorov, the head of the Zaporizhzhia Regional Military Administration.

"Russian terrorist forces have once again launched rocket attacks on the industrial infrastructure of Zaporizhzhia," the official stated.

He added that the details of the enemy attack and its impact on the city are currently being clarified, and all consequences are being assessed. However, it is known that there were no casualties or injuries.

"There are no casualties," wrote the head of the Regional Military Administration in his Telegram.

Shelling of Zaporizhzhia region

Fedorov also provided an update in the morning on the situation regarding enemy strikes on the region.

"Throughout the day, occupiers struck Zaporizhzhia region 291 times. 7 settlements were under enemy fire," the official reported.

The adversary inflicted:

  • 5 airstrikes on Robotyne, Mala Tokmachka, and Novoandriivka.
  • 32 UAV attacks of various modifications targeted Huliaipole, Levadne, Robotyne, Mala Tokmachka, Malynivka, and Novoandriivka.
  • 2 MLRS shelling hit Levadne and Robotyne.
  • 252 artillery strikes were carried out on the territory of Huliaipole, Mala Tokmachka, Novoandriivka, Novodanylivka, Robotyne, Levadne, and Malynivka.

"There were 22 reports of housing destruction. Civilians were unharmed," the publication by the head of the Zaporizhzhia Regional Military Administration stated.

Russian air attack on Ukraine on April 20

Earlier, it was reported that on April 20, closer to dawn, alarms were sounded in various regions of Ukraine due to the threat of enemy air attacks, including the use of ballistic missiles and other means of attack from tactical aviation.

Around five in the morning, explosions were reported in Zaporizhzhia due to a rocket attack by Russian forces. Additionally, the Defense Forces of Southern Ukraine reported on air defense operations in the region, particularly in the Odesa region. Later, an explosion in Odesa was reported.