Skip to content
Edit post

Russian attacks across 9 Ukrainian oblasts kill 1, injure 7 over past 24 hours

by The Kyiv Independent news desk February 7, 2023 11:31 AM 2 min read
A hospital on fire in Vovchansk, Kharkiv Oblast, due to a Russian attack on Feb. 7, 2023. (Oleh Syniehubov/Telegram)
This audio is created with AI assistance

Support independent journalism in Ukraine. Join us in this fight.

Become a member Support us just once

Russian attacks were reported in Donetsk, Kherson, Kharkiv, Sumy, Mykolaiv, Chernihiv, Zaporizhzhia, Dnipropetrovsk, and Luhansk oblasts in the east, south, and north of Ukraine over the past 24 hours as of the morning of Feb. 7.

According to local authorities, one person was killed, and 7 were wounded in the attacks.

In the eastern Donetsk Oblast, Russian forces killed one person in Bakhmut on Feb. 6, the oblast's governor Pavlo Kyrylenko reported.

Kyrylenko said that a total of five people were injured by Russian attacks across the oblast.

Russian attacks also damaged five houses in Vuhledar and three houses and an administrative building in Kurakhivka, Kyrylenko said.

In the neighboring Luhansk Oblast, Ukrainian forces repelled Russia’s attacks near the settlements of Novoselivske, Kreminna, and Dibrova, reported the General Staff of Ukraine’s Armed Forces.

Russian troops fired nearly 40 projectiles at the Marhanets community in eastern Dnipropetrovsk Oblast overnight on Feb. 7, hitting power lines in the area and leaving nine settlements without water supply, reported Mykola Lukashuk, the head of the oblast's council.

The attack also damaged four residential buildings, a household facility, electricity networks, and a gas pipeline, the official said. There have been no casualties.

Lukashuk also said Russia shelled the oblast's Nikopol district with heavy artillery and MLRS (Multiple Launch Rocket Systems).

Russian forces also attacked northeastern Kharkiv Oblast with tanks, mortars, and artillery, damaging houses and a hospital, the oblast's governor Oleh Syniehubov said. No casualties were reported in the region.

Russian troops attacked settlements and Ukrainian military positions in southeastern Zaporizhzhia Oblast 93 times with artillery and tanks, damaging civilian infrastructure, according to acting Zaporizhzhia Mayor Anatolii Kurtiev. Local authorities received 22 reports about damage to citizens' households and infrastructure sites due to the attacks.

In southern Kherson Oblast, two people were wounded as Russian troops attacked the region 31 times. Russian troops used MLRS, artillery, mortars, and tanks to fire at the region, the Kherson Oblast military administration reported.

According to the report, Russian forces hit the city of Kherson seven times, damaging houses.

In the southern Mykolaiv Oblast, Russian forces attacked the region with artillery, damaging an infrastructure facility, according to the oblast's governor Vitaliy Kim. No casualties were reported there.

Russian troops also shelled border territories of northern Sumy and Chernihiv oblasts. No casualties were reported there as well.

Danilov: ‘Ukraine’s national interest is Russia’s disintegration’
Support independent journalism in Ukraine. Join us in this fight.
Freedom can be costly. Both Ukraine and its journalists are paying a high price for their independence. Support independent journalism in its darkest hour. Support us for as little as $1, and it only takes a minute.
visa masterCard americanExpress

News Feed

2:58 AM

Russia attacks 10 communities in Sumy Oblast.

Russian forces struck 10 communities in Ukraine's northeastern Sumy Oblast in 44 separate attacks throughout the day, the regional administration reported on May 17. At least 183 explosions were reported in Sumy Oblast over the past 24 hours.
Ukraine Daily
News from Ukraine in your inbox
Ukraine news
Please, enter correct email address
3:21 PM

Ukrainian drones hit military facilities in Russia, Crimea overnight.

Ukrainian drones attacked several military facilities in Russia and in occupied Crimea overnight of May 17, Ukrainska Pravda reported, citing unnamed sources in special services. The operation was reportedly carried out by Ukraine's military intelligence agency (HUR) and the Security Service of Ukraine (SBU).
MORE NEWS

Editors' Picks

Enter your email to subscribe
Please, enter correct email address
Subscribe
* indicates required
* indicates required
Subscribe
* indicates required
* indicates required
Subscribe
* indicates required

Subscribe

* indicates required
Subscribe
* indicates required

Subscribe

* indicates required
Subscribe
* indicates required

Subscribe

* indicates required
Successfuly subscribed
Thank you for signing up for this newsletter. We’ve sent you a confirmation email.