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Shelling of Nikopol: 20 civilian homes and power lines damaged

Thursday, 17 November 2022, 06:43
Shelling of Nikopol: 20 civilian homes and power lines damaged

More than 70 Russian shells landed in the Nikopol district (Dnipropetrovsk Oblast) on the night of 16-17 November.

Source: Valentyn Reznichenko, Head of Dnipropetrovsk Oblast Military Administration, on Telegram

Quote: "The Russians targeted four hromadas – Myrove, Marhanets, Chervonohryhorivka and Nikopol – with Grad multiple-launch rocket systems and heavy artillery. [Hromada is an administrative unit designating a town, village or several villages and their adjacent territories -ed.]

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There are no casualties.

The city of Nikopol itself sustained the most damage."

Details: Twenty high- and low-rise civilian homes, a dozen outbuildings, a college, several cars, a gas pipeline and several power lines have been damaged in the city of Nikopol.

 

The homes of close to 6,000 families have had all of their electricity cut off.

The pumping units at the local Waterworks were also cut off the power grid due to shelling, leaving over 40,000 families without water.

 

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