Ukraine: Russian bombs rain down on Mykolaiv | War in Ukraine

Ukraine: a shower of Russian bombs on Mykolaïv | War in Ukraine

A resident of Mykolaiv near a building damaged by Russian missile fire on July 28, 2022.

The mayor of Mykolaiv in southern Ukraine reports a massive Russian bombardment of his city on Sunday. The strikes, which left two dead, would be “probably the strongest” since the war began in February.

Regional Governor Vitali Kim confirms that the two victims are a couple of civilians. They are the founder and owner of the large Ukrainian grain group Nibulon, Oleksiy Vadatursky, and his wife, according to the governor of the oblast (region) of Mykolaiv.

Other strikes hit Kharkiv and Sumy regions.

Buildings were damaged in a series of explosions in Kharkiv, reports the mayor of the second Ukrainian city, Igor Terekhov.

One ​​person was killed and two injured in the Sumy region which has been the target of more than 50 strikes in the past 24 hours, according to Governor Dmytro Zhyvytsky.

A firefighter at work to put out the fire after a shelling in Kharkiv on July 30, 2022.

In the Donetsk region, where Moscow is concentrating the bulk of its attacks, Governor Pavlo Kyrylenko says three civilians were killed and eight others were injured in shelling on Saturday.

Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky called on the population to evacuate the Donetsk region to escape Russian terror.

Hundreds of thousands of adults and children are still in the fierce fighting zones of the Donetsk region, President Zelensky added. The more people who leave the Donetsk region now, the less the Russian army will kill.

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