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Kadyrov mercenaries' headquarters in Enerhodar blown up, evacuation underway

Kadyrov mercenaries' headquarters in Enerhodar blown up, evacuation underway Kadyrovtsy headquarters in Enerhodar blown up (Getty Images)

In Enerhodar (Zaporizhzhia region), which is currently under Russian occupation, an improvised barracks belonging to the Akhmat-1 Rosgvardiya unit was detonated today, on August 28. Consequently, Russian military personnel sustained injuries, according to Defense Intelligence of the Ministry of Defense of Ukraine.


As a result of a local resistance coordinated by Ukraine's intelligence, the improvised barracks of the Akhmat-1 OMON (mobile special-purpose detachment, or riot police) unit were affected.

After the occupation of the city, Kadyrovtsy (a Chechen paramilitary group supporting the Russian Armed Forces) seized and repurposed a building at 46 Budivnykiv Street for their needs, which previously housed one of the Ukrainian banks.

Russian losses

At 09.50 am an explosion occurred. The personnel of the occupiers and parked vehicles in the courtyard were targeted.

"A fire broke out in the building. Firefighters and ambulances arrived at the scene. Currently, information about the number of killed and injured is being clarified," ethe statement reads.

The intelligence also confirmed that there were no civilian casualties or injuries.

Current situation in Enerhodar

After a series of explosions, the local "military-civilian administration" of the occupiers was evacuated urgently. Currently, checks are underway in Enerhodar, and access to the internet has been restricted.

Situation in the occupied part of the Zaporizhzhia region

Today, military intelligence conducted reconnaissance and effectively destroyed a number of enemy objects in the occupied territory of the Zaporizhzhia region thanks to the resistance. Russian facilities in Enerhodar and Kamianka-Dniprovska came under attack.

On August 23, the Mayor of Melitopol, Ivan Fedorov, reported that three powerful explosions occurred in Tokmak of the Zaporizhzhia region. The next day, a series of explosions also occurred in Tokmak, followed by a major fire.