NewsLarge-scale drone attack strikes Ukraine's Kirovohrad region causing power outage

Large-scale drone attack strikes Ukraine's Kirovohrad region causing power outage

Massive attack by Russia. Swarm of drones over Ukraine.
Massive attack by Russia. Swarm of drones over Ukraine.
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4:04 AM EST, February 2, 2024, updated: 4:31 AM EST, March 7, 2024

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Just after midnight, sirens wailed in the eastern part of Ukraine. Alarms were active for several hours in the Poltava, Kharkiv, Dnepropetrovsk, Zaporizhia, Mykolaiv, and Kherson regions.

Massive attack by Russia

According to the TSN channel, Russian drones struck Kryvyi Rih, among other places. "As a result of the enemy attack, some areas experienced a power outage," the statement reads. Up to 10 unmanned vehicles flew over the city. Explosions were also reported from the Kropyvnytskyi region.

"Large drone attack on the Kirovohrad region and surrounding areas. Thankfully, there are no casualties so far. We will not disregard the alarm. A big thank you to our wonderful Ukrainian Armed Forces for keeping us safe! United we stand! Ukraine will overcome!" - wrote Andrij Rajkowicz, the head of the regional military administration, after 3 a.m. ET.

Authorities reported that Russian drones had damaged one of Ukrenergo's substations before 6 a.m. ET.

Some residents of Kryvyi Rih are currently without power.

The alarms were deactivated before 4 a.m. ET.

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