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Russian drones attack Ukraine's south and center: hits in Vinnytsia region

30 September, 2023 Saturday

On the evening of Friday, September 29, Russian troops launched strike UAVs at Ukraine. An infrastructure facility in the Vinnytsia region was affected. A number of trains are delayed due to the Russian attack

The Air Force reported about the attack.

"The enemy has launched several groups of Shahed strike UAVs from the area of the Chauda training ground (Crimea). Follow the messages. Take shelter in case of an air raid alert," the statement said at 8:20 p.m.

Kherson region

Oleksandr Prokudin, head of the Kherson Regional Military Administration, said that as of 8:52 p.m., the Shahed drones were already in the airspace of Kherson region. There is a possibility of strikes on populated areas.

Odesa region

At 9:45 p.m., the threat of a drone attack was also announced in Odesa region.

"All of Odesa region, I once again ask you not to ignore the alarm and stay in safe places while enemy drones are moving in our region. It is important that you all take care of yourselves while our guys and girls are working," the Odesa Regional Military Administration said in a statement.

At 11:03 p.m., the Air Force reported another group of drones from the Black Sea in the direction of Koblevo and Ochakiv.

Mykolaiv region

The air force reported a group of drones in the airspace of Mykolaiv region, moving north. Later they informed that the drones are in the south of the region.

Dnipropetrovsk region

At 3:32 a.m., the Air Force announced a missile threat to the Dnipropetrovsk region, and later a threat of ballistic missile use.

Later, the head of the Dnipropetrovsk Regional Military Administration, Serhiy Lysak, said that Russian forces shelled Nikopol at night. They shelled the city with heavy artillery. 

Fortunately, there were no casualties or injuries. Lysak noted that experts are examining the destruction and establishing the consequences of the Russian attack.

Center of Ukraine

At 11:15 p.m., the air raid alert was announced in Kirovohrad region, and a minute later in Vinnytsia region. At 11:21 p.m. - in Cherkasy region. 

The air force reported a threat of UAVs from the south.

"Shahed drones in Vinnytsia region, direction of movement - Nemyriv!" the air force wrote at 11:55 pm. At 12:08 am, they called on residents of Vinnytsia to take shelter. Suspilne TV reported the sounds of an explosion in the region at 12:16 am.

At 12:34 a.m., the Air Force reported that the Shahed drones were moving in a northwesterly direction and there was a threat to Vinnytsia region. At 1:04 a.m., Suspilne reported repeated sounds of explosions in the region. The head of the Regional Military Administration, Serhiy Borzov, said that the Defense Forces and all services of the region were working.

The Kalynivka City Council in Vinnytsia region reported hits:

"Unfortunately, there are hits. Please stay calm. Stay in shelters until the all-clear signal. The mayor is at the scene."

Later, it was clarified that there were no casualties as a result of the attack: "In the Kalynivka community, measures are being taken to eliminate the consequences of enemy missiles. According to preliminary data, there are no casualties."

The information about the hit was confirmed by the head of the Regional Military Administration Serhiy Borzov: "Unfortunately, there was a hit to an infrastructure facility in Vinnytsia region. We are working on it."

Western Ukraine

Air Force: Khmelnytskyi region - threat of strike UAVs.

At around 2:26 a.m., an air raid alert was announced in all Ukrainian regions. 

In the morning, Ukrzaliznytsia railways reported that a number of trains were delayed due to the nighttime shelling of Ukraine. 

"Currently, traffic on all sections is open, all trains are running on their own route under strict control," Ukrzaliznytsia added.

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