Kyiv, Kharkiv, Mykolaiv, and other Ukrainian regions came under another massive Russian air attack
On February 7, Russian forces attacked Ukraine with missiles and UAVs, causing destruction and casualties among civilians. At least, five Ukrainian citizens were killed, and 51 more were injured.
“The third missile strike on Kyiv in 2024. The enemy used cruise missiles Kh-101/Kh-555/Kh-55 from Tu-95MS strategic bombers from the territory of Russia,” reported Serhii Popko, Head of the Kyiv City Military Administration. “The missiles approached the capital in several waves from different directions. Approximately two dozen enemy missiles were shot down by the air defense forces over Kyiv and in the vicinity of the capital”.
Due to the missile attack on the capital, a fire broke out in an 18-story residential building and at a service station in the Holosiivskyi district. In addition, about 40 cars were burnt or severely damaged. Fallen debris was also recorded in the Desnianskyi and Dniprovskyi districts: energy substations were affected there, leaving 19,400 consumers, including healthcare facilities, without electricity.
In total, 40 citizens were injured by a Russian missile attack on Kyiv. Four more victims were killed, informed the Kyiv City Military Administration.
In the Kyiv region, fallen debris from downed enemy missiles hit private and multi-story buildings in two districts. Additionally, agricultural facilities and vehicles were damaged. Two civilians were wounded.
In Kharkiv, five hits of anti-aircraft guided missiles S-300 were recorded, according to the Prosecutor General’s Office. Due to the enemy shelling, the buildings of civilian enterprises were affected, and three employees, a woman and two men, were injured. Moreover, due to damage to power grids in the city, approximately 1000 consumers were left without electricity.
During the massive air attack on February 7, Russian forces also targeted the city of Mykolaiv, as well as the Lviv and Dnipropetrovsk regions.
“In the morning of February 7, the enemy attacked Mykolaiv with Shahed-136/131 UAVs and air-launched missiles. Approximately 20 residential buildings were damaged due to hits. A fire broke out on the section of an underground gas pipeline. In addition, an infrastructure facility was affected,” reported Vitalii Kim, Head of the Mykolaiv Regional Military Administration.
Kim also added that one man, hospitalized after the shelling, died in intensive care. He sustained severe blast and cranial injuries. In addition, six more citizens were injured.
Photo: State Emergency Service of Ukraine
In the Lviv region, a Russian missile hit an industrial object in the city of Drohobych. In Pavlohrad, the Dnipropetrovsk region, the enemy targeted an infrastructure facility. In both cases, there were no casualties.
Overall, on February 7, Russia attacked Ukraine with 20 Shahed-136/131 drones, 29 cruise missiles Kh-101/Kh-555/Kh-55, 4 cruise missiles Kh-22, 3 cruise missiles Kalibr, 3 ballistic missiles Iskander-M, and 5 anti-aircraft guided missiles S-300. According to the Air Force of the Armed Forces of Ukraine, Ukrainian defenders destroyed 29 enemy cruise missiles of various types and 15 Shahed-136/13 UAVs.