Explosions are heard in occupied Donetsk and Makiivka, Russians claim a drone attack
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Explosions are heard in occupied Donetsk and Makiivka, Russians claim a drone attack

Source:  online.ua

Explosions are heard in temporarily occupied Donetsk and Makiivka on January 22. The Russian invaders claim an "attack by the Armed Forces of Ukraine" on energy facilities.

What is known about the explosions in Donetsk

The invaders claim that Ukrainian troops allegedly attacked three electrical substations.

The network reports significant damage, which caused blackouts in several regions of Donetsk.

The Kuibyshev district and partially the Voroshilov and Kyiv districts of Donetsk have been de-energised. According to electrical engineering brigades, the injuries are severe.

In social networks, they also write that the Kirov, Budyon, Petrovskyi and Lenin districts are partially without electricity.

What is the situation in occupied Donetsk?

Temporarily occupied Donetsk is often under fire. The occupiers of the Russian Federation are attacking the city themselves.

For example, on September 1, 2023, over ten people were injured, and a 6-year-old girl was killed in an attack on Donetsk, which has been occupied by Russian forces since 2014. In a few days, the city centre of Donetsk came under shelling.

On August 14 of last year, it was reported about the hit of occupiers in the area of the Topaz plant.

Also, on New Year's Eve, explosions rang out in the centre of occupied Donetsk. The Russian invaders say that the Donbas Palace hotel, where the Russian invaders and the local "elite" were celebrating, was hit.

Earlier, a fire broke out in one of the universities temporarily occupied by Donetsk. The Russian military could be based there.

On December 15, information about a severe fire in the temporarily occupied Donetsk appeared on the Internet. Later, it turned out that the hits were recorded in the Budyonov district of the city. As a result, the oil depot caught fire.

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