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Governor: Russian attacks on Nikopol district injure woman

by Dinara Khalilova and The Kyiv Independent news desk November 7, 2023 7:34 PM 1 min read
A house was damaged in a Russian attack on the Nikopol district in Dnipropetrovsk Oblast, Ukraine, on Nov. 7, 2023. (Serhii Lysak/Telegram)
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Russian troops targeted the Nikopol district in Dnipropetrovsk Oblast on Nov. 7, wounding a 31-year-old woman, Governor Serhii Lysak reported.

Russia used artillery and three kamikaze drones to strike the district, causing large-scale damage to people's homes and civilian infrastructure, according to Lysak.

The attacks on the Nikpol district damaged 27 houses, 14 outbuildings, two cars, gas furnaces, power lines, and solar panels, the oblast governor said on Telegram.

Russian forces also reportedly hit the Marhanets community in the region's Tomak district, damaging an infrastructure facility.

Nikopol, situated on the banks of the mostly dried-up Kakhovka Reservoir, just across from the Russian-occupied Enerhodar and Zaporizhzhia Nuclear Power Plant, is a regular target of Russian attacks.

Locals near Zaporizhzhia nuclear plant brace for potential disaster: ‘It would be the end of us’
Editor’s note: For this story, the Kyiv Independent talked to residents who live in Russian-occupied settlements in Zaporizhzhia Oblast. For their safety, we have changed their names. From the rooftop of his home, Anton can easily see the Zaporizhzhia Nuclear Power Plant, the largest nuclear plant…
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