Three civilians were killed in the last 24 hours in Ukraine’s Donetsk region following shelling conducted by Russian troops, reports head of the regional military administration Pavlo Kyrylenko in a post on his Telegram channel.
Two people were killed in the city of Avdiivka, another person — in the village of Paraskoviivka. Furthermore, nine people were injured. According to Kyrylenko, it is currently impossible to establish the number of victims in the cities of Mariupol and Volnovakha.
Kyrylenko added that the Kurakhove and Avdiivka communities had been shelled — there are no victims, however, there is infrastructural damage. A person was injured in the city of Bakhmut; another person was injured in the city of Soledar.
According to the information provided by Ukraine’s Mykolaiv region administration, seven people were injured after Russia’s Armed Forces had conducted a strike against the city of Mykolaiv using the S-300 missile systems. “The hits have been recorded near two four-storey buildings. Following the destruction, one of the buildings caught fire. Another hit was recorded near a hospital,” the administration’s statement reads.
Two people were killed as a result of the shelling of the village Shevchenko. Additionally, the administration reported explosions in the village Kalynivka.
Yesterday, 1 October, Ukraine’s Armed Forces reported to have liberated five settlements near the city of Lyman in Ukraine’s Donetsk region and encircled Russian soldiers nearby. Later in the day, Russia’s Ministry of Defence confirmed that Russian troops had withdrawn from Lyman. Afterwards, head of Chechnya Ramzan Kadyrov and founder of the Wagner Group Yevgeny Prigozhin declared that colonel-general Alexander Lapin was at fault for Russian forces having lost control of Lyman.