600 left without power in Kyiv after Russian cruise missile attack, most have had power restored

A Russian missile strike on Kyiv left around 600 consumers without electricity on May 31.
A Russian missile strike on Kyiv left around 600 consumers without electricity on May 31.

600 consumers in Kyiv were left without electricity following Russia's missile attack on Kyiv on May 31, Ukraine's Energy Ministry reported.

The majority have had their power restored, the ministry added.

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The outage impacted 560 private homes and 32 institutions in one district of the city.

Ten private homes and one commercial customer remain without power for now, with restoration efforts ongoing, the Energy Ministry clarified.

Debris from a Russian missile damaged power lines and completely destroyed a transformer substation in the Holosiivskyi district of Kyiv, DTEK, Ukraine's largest private energy company, reported earlier on May 31.

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Russia attacked Kyiv with an Iskander-K cruise missile on the morning of May 31.

Ukraine’s air defense intercepted the missile, but falling debris caused fires at a car service station, a car wash, and a warehouse in the Holosiivskyi district.

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There were no reported injuries, the Kyiv City Military Administration said.

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