16:09 22 Oct 2022

Almost 1.5M consumers left without electricity after russia’s missile strikes – President’s Office

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Almost 1.5 million consumers were left without electricity as a result of Russia's missile strikes on energy facilities across Ukraine on Saturday morning.

Kyrylo Tymoshenko, deputy head of the Ukrainian President's Office, said this in a Telegram post.

"Another audacious attack by the occupiers on our infrastructure. The enemy continues to strike energy facilities in various regions across our country," he wrote.

As of now, according to Tymoshenko, 672,000 consumers have been left without electricity supply in Khmelnytskyi region, 188,400 – in Mykolaiv region, 102,000 – in Volyn region, 242,000 – in Cherkasy region, 174,790 – in Rivne region, 61,913 – in Kirovohrad regions, 10,500 – in Odesa region as a result of Russia's missile strikes.

"A total of 18 missiles were destroyed by air defense forces. Specialists immediately begin repair works on the affected areas," the official added.

On the morning of October 22, Russian forces launched a massive missile attack on critical infrastructure facilities in various regions across Ukraine.

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