“Russian troops continue to systematically destroy railway infrastructure. Five train stations in central and western Ukraine were attacked this morning,” Oleksandr Kamyshin, director of the Ukrainian public railway company, said in a statement on the Telegram social network, quoted by news agencies EFE and AP.
Kamyshin said at least 16 passenger trains had to be stopped and “there are casualties,” and the company tried to “clarify the information.”
The director of the company added that three railway lines in the country are without electricity due to the bombing of Russian substations.
Russia also attacked fuel plants in Ukraine on Monday and destroyed an oil refinery in Kremenchuk in the center of the country, says General Igor Konashenkov, a spokesman for Russia’s defense ministry, quoted by the AP.
Russian warplanes destroyed 56 Ukrainian targets overnight, assured Igor Konashenkov.
On the Russian side, a fire broke out today in a large fuel depot near a city near the Ukrainian border, local authorities said, but did not specify the reasons for the fire.
According to Russian news agencies quoted by AFP, “a fire broke out at the Transneft Bryansk-Druzhba fuel depot in Bryansk,” a town 150 kilometers from the Ukrainian border that will serve as a logistical base for Moscow’s military attack that year. parents.
According to preliminary data, there are no victims to register.
Moscow has repeatedly accused Ukrainian troops of attacking Russian soil.
Russia launched a military offensive in Ukraine on February 24 and has killed more than 2,000 civilians, according to United Nations (UN) figures, which warn that the real number is likely to be much higher.
More than 12 million people have fled the war, of which more than 5.16 million have fled the country, according to the latest UN figures. This is the worst refugee crisis in Europe since World War II (1939-1945).