The occupiers’ target was civilian infrastructure.
On the evening of Monday, February 12, Russian occupation forces massively attacked the Dnieper with attack unmanned aerial vehicles.
At 22:16, the Air Force of the Armed Forces of Ukraine reported the movement of drones in the direction of the Dnepropetrovsk and Zaporozhye regions. After 20 minutes, they noted that several groups of attack UAVs were moving through the territory of the Dnepropetrovsk region heading towards the Dnieper.
At 22:43, residents of Dnieper were called to take shelter; subsequently, Ukrainians in Zaporozhye and Krivoy Rog were also called to stay safe. At about 23:00, the military warned about a new group of “martyrs” who were flying to the Dnepropetrovsk region from the Kherson region.
Information is being updated..
Updated at 00:35: Ending the threat of drones in Ukraine.
Updated at 00:15: In Dnieper, after the attack, there were power outages. KP “Dneprovodokanal” writes that because of this, the water supply to houses at a number of addresses has been stopped.
Updated at 23:48: The “martyrdom” attack on the Dnieper continues, four groups of UAVs from the south, east and north are heading towards the city.
Meanwhile, the mayor of the city, Boris Filatov, wrote on his page on the social network Facebook that the occupiers are hitting civilian infrastructure.
Updated at 23:44: Another rocket to the Dnieper.
Updated at 23:25: A new group of “martyrs” is flying from the Zaporozhye region to the Dnepropetrovsk region.
Updated at 23:23: A missile to the Dnieper, writes the Air Force.
Updated at 23:15: Suspilne reports a new series of explosions in the city.
Updated at 23:10: Explosions are heard in the Dnieper, writes Suspilne. The air force notes that the drone attack continues. In addition, there is a threat of the use of aviation weapons for front-line regions.
Russian attacks on the Dnepropetrovsk region: latest news
Let us remind you that last night Ukraine once again found itself under attack by the occupiers. In total, the Russians launched 17 unmanned aerial vehicles of the “Shahed-136/131” type, a Kh-59 guided aircraft missile and S-300 anti-aircraft guided missiles.
Ukrainian air defense destroyed 14 suicide bombers and one X-59 guided missile within the Khmelnitsky, Vinnitsa, Kirovograd, Nikolaev, Dnepropetrovsk and Zaporozhye regions.
Explosions occurred in Kharkov and Pavlograd. As a result of the attacks, power and water outages occurred in parts of the settlements of Pavlograd and Sinelnikovschina.