Russia’s shelling of Mykolaiv Region: Grain storage damaged, wheat plantations destroyed in fire

Russia’s shelling of Mykolaiv Region: Grain storage damaged, wheat plantations destroyed in fire

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A grain storage has been damaged and 10 hectares of wheat plantations have been destroyed in fire caused by Russia’s shelling of Mykolaiv Region over the past day.

The relevant statement was made by the Main Department of the Ukrainian State Emergency Service in Mykolaiv Region on Facebook, an Ukrinform correspondent reports.

“On June 27, 2022, rescuers extinguished five fires in Mykolaiv Region, which had been caused by the enemy shelling. In particular, 10 hectares of winter wheat plantations burnt down in the Kutsurub community, as they were hit with Russian projectiles and shell fragments. Rescuers prevented fire from spreading to winter wheat fields located nearby,” the report states.

In addition, the enemy shelling caused a fire of 8,000 square meters in area in a grain storage situated in the Pervomaiske community. Rescuers extinguished the fire.

Garages, dry grass and waste also caught fire in the city of Mykolaiv and the Mishkovo-Pohorilove community.

A reminder that, on February 24, 2022, Russia started a full-scale invasion of Ukraine. Russian troops are shelling and destroying the key infrastructure facilities in Ukraine, firing at Ukrainian cities and villages with artillery, multiple launch rocket systems and ballistic missiles.


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