At least six people were killed and three others wounded on Wednesday, August 10, after Russian attacks on the town of Baghmoud, located near Fonter in eastern Ukraine, the regional governor announced. Pavlo Kyrilenko. “The Russians bombarded the city with multiple rocket launchers, hitting residential areas. According to initial reports, 12 apartment buildings were damaged and four were on fire.”, he wrote in Telegram. Here’s what to remember for the day.
14 civilians were killed near the Zporijia power station
Russian shelling killed at least 14 civilians overnight in central eastern Ukraine from Tuesday to Wednesday, local officials said. The shootings were not far from the Zaporizhia nuclear power plant, which Moscow and Kiev have accused each other of bombing.
Of these victims, 13 people died and 11 were injured, five of them critically, in the overnight attack in the Dnipropetrovsk region. However, this area is relatively safe as it is a place where civilians have been evacuated from the Donbas further east. The Russian attack, launched with rockets, targeted the town of Markanets and the village of Vytsedarasivka, across the Dnieper River, opposite the Zaporizhia nuclear power plant, confirmed the governor.
UN The Security Council meets at Saporitia Power Station
A tense situation, near a nuclear site, which worries the international community. The UN Security Council will hold an emergency meeting on Thursday to discuss the situation at Ukraine’s Zaporizhia nuclear power plant. The International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) will inform the Security Council in a statement, its Director General Raffaele Croci. “Nuclear Safety and Security Status” In the plant, as well as its “Efforts to quickly agree IAEA expert mission to this site”. He also described the condition of the campus“very serious”.
kyiv says it destroyed a bridge in the occupied Kherson region
The Ukrainian military said on Wednesday it had attacked a bridge in the Kherson region occupied by Russian forces in the south of the country. According to the Southern Command of the Armed Forces of Ukraine, the strike targeted and delivered a bridge near the Khakovka hydroelectric station. “Unused”. “The strike was precise and effective”, he assured on Facebook. Shots were already aimed at another major logistical axis in this area.
Russian journalist Marina Ovsyannikova was arrested and imprisoned
Russian journalist Marina OvsyannikovaKnown for interrupting the newspaper From a Russian state channel, Officially charged with “spreading false information” about the army, His lawyer Dmitry Jakvadov announced. He is now held as an accused and will spend his first night in pre-trial custody. She reaches “Imprisonment for up to ten years”Under Article 207.3 of the Criminal Code, introduced after the start of the war in Ukraine.
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