Fire breaks out after Russia attacks energy facility in Ivano-Frankivsk Oblast

Emergency services extinguish the fire
Emergency services extinguish the fire

A fire broke out after an energy infrastructure facility in Ivano-Frankivsk was hit in Russia's latest mass missile attack overnight on May 8, regional Military Administration head, Svitlana Onyshchuk, reported.

Fire services managed to quickly contain the fire, she said.

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No casualties were initially reported, she said.

The extent of the damage is still being clarified.

"Words of gratitude to everyone who helps to overcome the aftermath of enemy attacks - our firefighters, energy workers, as well as those who defend our land and sky," she wrote.

Russia's attack on Ukraine on May 8

A nationwide air alert was heard overnight on May 8 during Russia's latest mass missile attack on Ukraine's energy infrastructure.

Russian attacked Kyiv with cruise missiles from different directions. All targets were destroyed.

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Two people were injured in Brovary after a fire broke out at a civil infrastructure facility.

Regional authorities reported a fire at an energy infrastructure facility in Poltava Oblast.

Vinnytsya Oblast’s authorities also reported a hit.

Russia attacked power generation and transmission facilities in six Ukrainian oblasts, including Poltava, Kirovohrad, Zaporizhzhya, Lviv, Ivano-Frankivsk, and Vinnytsia, Ukrainian Energy Minister Herman Halushchenko reported.

Russia attacked three of the DTEK's thermal power plants, DTEK reported.

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