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Governor: Russian forces hit Nikopol, killing civilian

by Dinara Khalilova and The Kyiv Independent news desk August 25, 2023 9:28 PM 1 min read
A house damaged by Russian shelling of Nikopol, Dnipropetrovsk Oblast, on Aug. 25, 2023. (Serhii Lysak/Telegram)
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Russian troops struck Nikopol in Dnipropetrovsk Oblast on Aug. 25, killing a 59-year-old man, Governor Serhii Lysak reported.

Two houses, a power line, a gas pipeline, and a car were damaged in the attack, according to Lysak.

Nikopol lies across the Dnipro River from the Zaporizhzhia Nuclear Power Plant in Enerhodar.

The plant is occupied by Russian forces, who subject the residents of Nikopol to regular shelling.

On Aug. 19, Russian shelling of Nikopol injured a 74-year-old woman as well as damaged five houses, four outbuildings, and two power lines, the oblast governor said.

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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