Russian forces fired several Smerch rocket launchers at residential areas of Mykolaiv, damaging private homes, cars and shops.
The Southern Operational Command reported on YouTube, reports Ukrinform.
“Mykolaiv was again hit by Smerch multiple rocket launchers. Dozens of private homes, cars and shops were damaged. Cluster munitions covered playgrounds and schoolyards. information about the casualties is being clarified,” the Southern Operational Command said.
In the Odessa region, the Ukrainian Air Defense Forces shot down a reconnaissance drone over the Black Sea. The enemy continues to survey the area to identify sites to launch missile strikes.
According to the southern operational command, the enemy continues to prepare for the so-called referendum, the invaders do not stop bombing the settlements they left, keeping local residents in psychological tension, promoting propaganda that these were actions of the Ukrainian armed forces. .
On February 24, Russia launched a new phase of its eight-year war against Ukraine – a full-scale invasion. Russian troops are shelling and destroying key infrastructure, carrying out massive shelling of residential areas of Ukrainian towns and villages using artillery, multiple rocket launchers and ballistic missiles.