Putin’s revenge! Water supply stopped in 80 percent of Kyiv houses, blackout in more than 3.5 lakh houses2 min read
The Ukrainian military said more than 50 cruise missiles were fired at Ukraine early Monday.
Attempts to affect main infrastructure through attacks in major cities, including the capital Kyiv
In Kyiv, 80 percent of people are without water and 350,000 homes have no electricity.
Kyiv. The Russian army has once again intensified its attack on Ukraine. On Monday, Russia hurled bombs in the Ukrainian capital of Kyiv. The whole area was once again shaken by the blast. There is a cloud of smoke all around. After a series of attacks by Russia, now electricity as well as water supply in Ukraine has come to a standstill in many areas. Kyiv Mayor Vitaly Klitschko said 80 percent of his city had lost water supply. Apart from this, he said that in the Russian attack, the supply of basic facilities has been cut off in about 350,000 homes.
Kharkiv in the north, Dnipro and Cherkasy in central Ukraine, and the southern city of Zaporizhzhya are also facing power outages. Kyiv commanders said more than 50 cruise missiles were fired by Russian strategic bombers in Ukraine, of which 44 were shot down. The attacks came two days after Russia accused Ukraine of launching a drone strike on the Russian Black Sea Fleet off the Crimean peninsula coast.
The governor of the Kyiv region, Oleksiy Kuleba, also said that one person was injured and several houses were damaged in this morning’s attack. According to officials, in Kharkiv, the two attacks affected critical infrastructure and caused the metro operation to stop. Authorities have also warned about possible power cuts as a result of strikes in the city of Zaporizhzhya.
Critical infrastructure was also attacked in the Cherkasy region, southeast of Kyiv, and explosions have been reported in other regions of Ukraine. Apart from this, officials said that the railway system in Ukraine has also been affected due to the attack. Russia is targeting civilian infrastructure, including electricity and water supplies, in the attack.
Let us tell you that in the face of setbacks on the battlefield, Moscow is targeting civilians to sabotage the will to continue the war. Such attacks are a war crime under international law.
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FIRST PUBLISHED : October 31, 2022, 17:44 IST