The authorities ukrainian reported today a “remarkable” power supply accident in Odessawhich has forced the introduction emergency cuts throughout the port city and its suburban areas.
The national energy company ukrenergo reported this Saturday the anomalies derived from what he described as “large scale accident” in the main network of the region.
The failure affected one of the transformers that had been restored after the recent russian attacks against critical infrastructure in the country, including energy facilities.
ukrenergo stated through his statement, reproduced by the portal ukrinformthat these facilities had been at the time “deliberately” chosen by Russia to try to cut off supplies to that region.
From kyiv, the Prime Minister’s office, Denys Schmyhalconfirmed the accident, which he described as “remarkable”.
Schmyhal’s office has also warned of the inability to quickly restore power supplies and informed that the situation also affects the operation of other critical infrastructures in the port city and other areas of the region.
At least two dead and one seriously injured after a Russian bombardment against a residential building in northeastern Ukraine
At least two people died and a third was seriously injured in a russian bombing occurred early this Friday and affected a building in the region of Kharkivin the Ukrainian northeast.
The two deceased were brothers and the injured man is the father of both, according to information from the media The Kyiv Independent.
“Russian troops fired at a residential building in Barvinkovein the region of Kharkivaround 4:30 local time on February 3, killing two men,” said the regional governor, Oleh Syniehubov.
“Two brothers, ages 49 and 42, diedadded Syniehubov. “His father, 70 years old, was injured and hospitalized.”
Syniehubov assured that Russian forces shelled several settlements in that same region on Thursday night, mainly damaging the civilian infrastructure.
(With information from EFE and Europa Press)
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