Three DTEK thermal power plants seriously damaged in latest Russian attack on Ukrainian energy

Elimination of fire after Russian attack on one of the critical infrastructure facilities
Elimination of fire after Russian attack on one of the critical infrastructure facilities

Russia seriously damaged three DTEK thermal power plants in its massive missile attack on Ukrainian energy infrastructure overnight on May 8, DTEK reported on Telegram.

Energy workers are already on site to clean up the damage.

This is the fifth Russia has massively targeted the company's energy facilities in the last six weeks.

The aggressors also attacked DTEK thermal power stations in mass attacks on March 22 and 29, and April 11 and 27.

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DTEK's thermal power stations have been shelled approximately 180 times since the beginning of the Russian full-scale invasion.

At least three DTEK employees have been killed in these attacks, while another 51 have been injured.

Russia's attack on Ukraine on May 8

All of Ukraine was under air alert overnight on May 8 during Russia's latest mass missile and drone attack on Ukrainian energy facilities.

Russia attacked Kyiv with cruise missiles from different directions. The capital's air defense systems destroyed all targets.

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

A fire broke out at an energy infrastructure facility in Poltava Oblast as a result of the attack.

Vinnytsia Oblast’s authorities also reported a hit.

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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.

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