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Russia attacked energy infrastructure across Ukraine

On February 10, Russia launched another massive missile attack on Ukraine. Russian troops shelled the Zaporizhzhia, Dnipropetrovsk, Khmelnytskyi, Kyiv, Odesa, and Kharkiv regions.

Ukrainian air defense forces shot down 61 out of 71 Russian cruise missiles and 5 Iranian «Shahed-136» drones in different regions of Ukraine. In particular, 10 enemy missiles were shot down in the Kyiv region and another 13 in the Odesa region, stated the press service of the Air Force Command of Armed Forces of Ukraine.

Still, critical infrastructure facilities were damaged in the Dnipropetrovsk, Khmelnytskyi, and Kharkiv regions, according to the regional military administrations. In particular, there are hits in thermal and hydro-generation facilities, as well as high-voltage infrastructure in 6 regions of Ukraine.

As a result, emergency power outages were introduced across the country. The most difficult situation is in the Zaporizhzhia, Kharkiv, and Khmelnytskyi regions, reported German Galushchenko, Minister of Energy of Ukraine.

There are casualties among civilians. In the Kharkiv region, 8 people were injured and hospitalized, said Oleh Syniehubov, Head of the Kharkiv Regional Military Administration. The number of victims in other regions is being clarified.