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Poltava region: Russian troops shelled Myrhorod, 2 Russian missiles shot down

Saturday, 2 April 2022, 20:39
Poltava region: Russian troops shelled Myrhorod, 2 Russian missiles shot down

Kateryna Tyshchenko – Saturday, 2 April 2022, 17:53

Russian troops shelled infrastructure facilities in the city of Myrhorod in the Poltava region. Earlier, the Armed Forces of Ukraine shot down 2 Russian missiles.

Source: Dmytro Lunin, Head of the Poltava Regional Military Administration, on Telegram and on Radio NB broadcast

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According to Lunin: "Three ‘arrivals’ hit the Myrhorod infrastructure. Consequences of the enemy strikes are being confirmed. According to preliminary information, there are no victims."

Details: Earlier, the Head of the Regional Military Administration said that during an air raid warning on the afternoon of Saturday, 1 April, the Armed Forces of Ukraine shot down 2 Russian missiles over the Poltava region.

Lunin also reported that the sounds of explosions that could be heard over the last few hours in Poltava come from drills conducted by the Armed Forces of Ukraine.

The Head of the Regional Military Administration also talked about the shelling that took place in the Poltava region on the night of 1-2 April.

According to Lunin: "Just after 1 a.m., Poltava was shelled. Infrastructure facilities suffered 4 missile strikes. As of now, all the consequences of this attack have been cleared up and there were no victims.

As for the city of Kremenchuk, the city suffered more powerful blows. The city’s industrial zone took a hit and caught fire. In some areas, the fire has already been extinguished."

More details: Lunin said that no one has been hospitalised at the Kremenchuk hospital as a result of the shelling. However, he stressed that a final accounting of the number of potential victims will be possible only after the fires are extinguished.

Background: On the night of 1-2 April, Russian troops struck one of Poltava’s infrastructure facilities. In the morning, Russia carried out strikes on elements of Kremenchuk’s infrastructure.

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