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Attacks on Dnipropetrovsk Oblast: two injured, one in severe condition

Sunday, 19 February 2023, 20:23
Attacks on Dnipropetrovsk Oblast: two injured, one in severe condition

Two people were injured in four attacks in Dnipropetrovsk Oblast on Sunday. 

Source: Mykola Lukashuk, Head of the Dnipropetrovsk Oblast Council, on Telegram

Quote: "Two districts of Dnipropetrovsk Oblast, Nikopol and Synelnykove districts, came under enemy fire today, four attacks on peaceful hromadas have been recorded during the day.


Two people are injured  [a hromada is an administrative unit designating a town, village or several villages and their adjacent territories – ed.]".

Details: Russians deployed heavy artillery to attack the city of Nikopol, as well as Marhanets and Myrove hromadas. 


A 70-year-old man and a 63-year-old woman were injured as a result of shelling in the Marhanets hromada. Both were hospitalised with shrapnel wounds. Currently, the woman is at home and will be treated on an outpatient basis. The second injured person is in the hospital in serious condition.

A fire broke out in a residential building as a result of a Russian attack on one of the settlements of the hromada; the fire was promptly extinguished. An outbuilding was destroyed, and another one was damaged as a result of the shelling. Two cars and a motorcycle were destroyed. In addition, nine private residential buildings were damaged. 

There is also destruction observed in Myrove hromada. The occupiers destroyed an outbuilding and a tractor. Four residential buildings, gas furnaces, and power lines were wrecked by shelling. There were no casualties.

Almost 360 consumers were left without electricity; currently, the electricity supply has been partially restored.

The consequences of the shelling are being clarified in Nikopol. No one was injured. 

Russian heavy artillery hit Velykomykhailivka hromada in Synelnykove district. A power line was damaged there, but no one was injured.

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