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Russia shells Ukraine twice in a day, striking infrastructure and civilian homes
In Kyiv there was an air raid alert in the morning on January 14. Presidential adviser Kyrylo Tymoshenko reported missile strikes on the capital’s critical infrastructure.
Vitaly Klitschko, Mayor of Kyiv, reported that missiles struck non-residential territory in the city’s Holosiivsky district. According to preliminary information from the Kyiv military administration, there was a hit on infrastructure. Power outages have been reported.
Earlier on January 14, there were reports of explosions in the Kyiv, Kharkiv, Mykolaiv, and Zaporizhzhia regions.
Ukrainian territory came under rocket fire for the second time on January 14, when a missile struck an apartment building in Dnipro. Presidential adviser Tymoshenko said 15 people were pulled from the rubble, but it is still unknown how many remain buried.
Valentyn Reznichenko, Governor of the Dnipropetrovsk region, says that, according to preliminary reports, 10 people were wounded, including two children. Reznichenko added that everyone with injuries has been hospitalized, and three are in critical condition. Borys Filatov, Mayor of Dnipro, reported that the entire region was without electricity due to the strikes.
Local outlets report that shelling knocked out electricity in a large part of the Kharkiv region. Oleh Synyehubov, Governor of Kharkiv, said that critical infrastructure was damaged in the attacks.
A missile struck a critical infrastructure target in the Lviv region as well. Local authorities have warned of possible power and water outages.
Authorities in Kyiv and the surrounding region say their air defense systems are working.
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