Four passengers injured after Russians target bus of Ukrainian civilians in Nikopol

A Russian drone targeted a bus in Nikopol
A Russian drone targeted a bus in Nikopol

Four people were injured after the Russian occupiers hit a bus with a drone in Nikopol, Dnipropetrovsk Oblast on the night of June 6, Dnipropetrovsk Oblast Military Administration head, Serhiy Lysak, reported on Telegram.

A 38-year-old woman was injured, Lysak said, as well as men aged 52, 65, and 73.

"There was a lot of noise in Nikopol because of Russian artillery and kamikaze drone strikes," he said.

"In the evening, Nikopol, Marhanetska, and Chervonohrihorivska communities suffered," he said.

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An infrastructure facility, a nine-story building, three private homes, and a garage were damaged, he added.

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Сергій Лисак/Telegram

An enemy UAV targeted a shuttle bus, causing a fire.

Firefighters promptly extinguished the fire.

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Сергій Лисак/Telegram

"Broken bus. A garage was destroyed, and another one was mutilated," Lysak said.

"Gas boilers and power lines were affected."

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<span class="copyright">Сергій Лисак/Telegram</span>
Сергій Лисак/Telegram

Read also: 91-year-old civilian hospitalized after dual Russian artillery strikes on Nikopol; Fire and damage reported

An air alert was declared in several regions of Ukraine on the evening of June 5 due to the threat of Russian drone strikes.

Ukrainian air defense shot down 17 of 18 Shahed drones launched by the occupiers, the Ukrainian Air Force reported.

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