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Russian forces hit grain storage facilities in Cherkasy Oblast, causing major fire

Sunday, 1 October 2023, 07:47
Russian forces hit grain storage facilities in Cherkasy Oblast, causing major fire

The Russian army has severely bombarded Cherkasy Oblast with attack drones overnight, inflicting hits on grain storage facilities in the city of Uman.

Source: Ihor Taburets, Head of Cherkasy Oblast Military Administration, on Telegram; State Emergency Service of Ukraine (SES); Serhii Lysak, Head of Dnipropetrovsk Oblast Military Administration, on Telegram

Details: The grain storage facilities caught fire.


Preliminary reports indicate that one person was injured and hospitalised


The State Emergency Service added that firefighters are fighting the blaze over a total area of more than 3,000 square metres. Eleven appliances and 52 personnel were engaged in responding to the fire.

The response to the aftermath of the attack is currently underway. All relevant services are working at the scene, and law enforcement officers are documenting the latest crimes of Russian terrorists.

Furthermore, Lysak said that there had been drone strikes on civilian infrastructure in Kryvyi Rih. Damage has been caused, a fire broke out, and firefighters have contained the fire.

The Russians hit Nikopol with heavy artillery. They also hit Velykomykhailivka hromada in the Synelnykove district, damaging a power line and a gas pipeline [a hromada is an administrative unit designating a town, village or several villages and their adjacent territories].

No one was killed or injured in the Russian attacks.

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