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Emergency power outages implemented in Ukrainian cities due to Russian attack

9 March, 2023 Thursday
10:26

On the morning of March 9, emergency power outages were imposed in Kyiv, Dnipro, Donetsk and Odesa regions due to massive Russian shelling

This was reported by Ukrainian power company DTEK.

"Due to the enemy's attack, emergency blackouts are being applied. This is a forced preventive step that will avoid significant damage to the energy infrastructure if enemy missiles reach their target," the statement said.

Such measures were introduced in the city of Kyiv and 4 regions - Kyiv, Dnipro, Donetsk and Odesa.

Ukrenergo reported the outage.

On the night and morning of March 9, another 15th massive Russian attack on Ukraine's energy infrastructure was launched. As of 8 am, restoration work is underway due to damage to the infrastructure.

"At the same time, the attack caused damage to energy infrastructure facilities. Therefore, restrictions will be applied in Zhytomyr, Kharkiv and Odesa regions," the company said.

Earlier, DTEK said that due to Russia's massive attack on Ukraine, emergency power outages would be introduced in a number of regions: "Due to the enemy's attack, emergency shutdowns are being applied. This is a preventive step that will avoid significant damage to the energy infrastructure if enemy missiles reach their target," the statement said.

Such measures were introduced in the city of Kyiv and 4 regions - Kyiv, Dnipro, Donetsk and Odesa.



 
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