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Kirovohrad region: Russians hit an airfield in Oleksandriia with missiles

Saturday, 16 April 2022, 07:17
Kirovohrad region: Russians hit an airfield in Oleksandriia with missiles

OLENA ROSHCHYNA - SATURDAY, 16 APRIL 2022, 07:17

On the evening of 15 April, Russian troops launched a missile strike on the infrastructure of an airfield in the city of Oleksandriia in the Kirovohrad region.

Source: Serhii Kuzmenko, mayor of Oleksandriia

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Quote: "There was a missile strike on airfield infrastructure in the city of Oleksandriia at 22:26 on 15 April. Rescue operations are ongoing."

Details: Later, the Kirovohrad Regional State Administration reported that there were dead and injured.

The air-raid siren in the Kirovohrad region lasted from 22:30 to 23:32; the siren sounded again at night and in the morning, as in many other regions of Ukraine.

Background: Russian troops have been striking Ukrainian airports and airfields since the first day of the war. In particular, airfields in Hostomel near Kyiv, Zhytomyr, Ivano-Frankivsk, Vinnytsia, Lviv, Starokostiantyniv (Khmelnytskyi region), Dnipro and Myrhorod (Poltava region) were damaged.

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