Russia damages high-voltage facility in Sumy Oblast in overnight mass missile and drone attack

A rescuer extinguishes a fire after one of the Russian strikes
A rescuer extinguishes a fire after one of the Russian strikes

An Ukrenergo high-voltage facility was among the civil infrastructure damaged in Russia's mass missile and drone attack on Sumy Oblast overnight on May 6, Ukrenergo reported on Telegram.

Emergency restoration work began immediately after the air raid alarm ended, Ukrenergo said.

Repair crews are working on the gradual restoration of energy supply to consumers.

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A regional energy company in Kharkiv Oblast also turned off its equipment on May 5 as a precaution.

Most energy has been restored, but ongoing hostilities near the company's energy facilities have hindered the full restoration.

Repair will be carried out according to the security situation.

Russian strike on Ukraine on May 6

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Air raid alerts sounded in several regions of Ukraine on May 6.

Explosions in Sumy were reported.

Critical infrastructure facilities have been moved to backup power in Sumy following Russia's mass Shahed drone attack.

Ukrainian defenders destroyed 12 Shaheds overnight, Air Force commander Mykola Olshchuk reported.

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