The OPU confirmed the attack on Kharkiv CHPP-5, one of the largest in Ukraine
On Sunday evening, September 11, the Russian invaders attacked the thermal power plant in Kharkiv, one of the largest in Ukraine.
Mikhail Podolyak, the adviser to the chairman of the OPU, announced this.
“Direct deliberate strikes on critical civilian infrastructure, particularly on the largest Kharkiv CHP-5, is an unconditional manifestation of Russia’s terrorism and its desire to leave civilians without light and heat massively. Such a cowardly” answer “for the flight of its army from the battlefield,” he stressed.
This CHPP is the second (after Kyiv CHPP-5) in terms of installed CHP capacity in Ukraine. It is located near the village of Podvorki, Dergachevsky district.
President of Ukraine Volodymyr Zelensky, commenting on today’s shelling, stressed that the Russians remain terrorists.
“Kharkiv and Donetsk regions are completely de-energized, partially Zaporizhzhia, Dnipro, Sumy regions. Russian terrorists remain terrorists and hit critical infrastructure. No military facilities, the only target is to leave people without electricity and heat,” he wrote on Twitter.
- On Sunday, September 11, an air raid alert was announced throughout Ukraine. Following reports of explosions, there are no lights or power problems in several areas.
- Chairman of the Dnepropetrovsk MA Valentin Reznichenko said earlier that the Russians hit the energy infrastructure.
- Kharkiv Mayor Igor Terekhov also confirmed a blow to an infrastructure facility in Kharkiv.