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Russians attack energy and water facilities in Kryvyi Rih with Iskander missile systems and Shahed drones

Thursday, 3 November 2022, 15:20

On the night of 2 November, Russian forces launched attacks on the energy and water infrastructure facilities in Kryvyi Rih with Iskander missiles and Shahed-136 kamikaze drones.

Source: Pivden (South) Operative Command; Head of Ukrainian Military Administration of Kryvyi Rih Oleksandr Vilkul

Quote: "At night the energy and water supply facilities in the Kryvyi Rih region were attacked with an Iskander missile and a combat Shahed-136 missile. There were no casualties. The facilities are being repaired."


Details: Earlier it was revealed that an Iranian-made kamikaze drone Shahed-136 struck an energy facility in the city of Kryvyi Rih in Dnipropetrovsk Oblast on 2 November at night.

Head of City Military Administration of Kryvyi Rih Oleksandr Vilkul reported that four drones were downed over Dnipropetrovsk Oblast, but two strikes occurred in the city: a drone hit a power infrastructure target, and a missile hit a water facility. Damage was considerable everywhere, but no casualties were reported. Water supply was restored in the morning, thanks to power generators. 

Also Pivden (South) Operational Command states that the Air Defence of Ukraine repelled four kamikaze drone attacks in the Nikopol district in Dnipropetrovsk Oblast. All projectiles were destroyed.

In addition, Russians launched attacks on the Nikopol district using Grad multiple launch missile systems and heavy artillery. A gas station caught fire in the city of Nikopol. The fire was promptly put out. Residential buildings, an educational facility, and private businesses were damaged.

In the Marhanets hromada (amalgamated territorial community) Russian attacks left civilians without electricity.

Russians launched attacks on the liberated settlements of Khreshchenivka and Biliaiivka in the Beryslav district of the Kherson region using anti-aircraft missile systems S-300 and multiple launch missile systems Uragan. There were no casualties. 

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