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Voznesensk in the Nikolaev region remains without gas after attack by Russian MLRS “Grad” missiles

Earlier, in the Kharkiv region, Izyum has also been left without gas supply.

Voznesensk in the Nikolaev region remains without gas after attack by Russian MLRS “Grad” missiles

The "Gas Transmission System Operator of Ukraine" (GTSOU) has had to halt the gas supply to the city of Voznesensk in the Nikolaev region, where distribution networks were damaged as a result following an attack by Russians.

GTSOU CEO, Sergey Makogon reported on the situation,

"After the brutal missile and artillery shelling of the city of Voznesensk, the distribution networks were significantly damaged. We were forced to stop supplying gas to the city. Damage to critical infrastructure is an act of genocide and a crime against humanity!" he wrote on Facebook.

As Makogon explained, due to the continuation of hostilities the company's specialists cannot yet resume gas supply.

"Unfortunately, fighting continue in the area of this terrorist attack, and so our specialists cannot begin to repair the damage in order to resume gas supply to the city," Makogon added.

Earlier today, as a result of an air strike on a gas pipeline in the Kharkiv region, the GTSOU also had to shut down gas distribution stations in the cities of Izyum and Brazhkivka, leading to the termination of Izyum's gas supply. 40,000 residents of the city were left without gas.

"According to preliminary information, there are no casualties among the employees. Gas transportation will be resumed as soon as possible after the required repairs are carried out," Makogon said.

As a reminder, Minister of Internal Affairs, Denys Monastyrskyy earlier reported that Russian occupying forces are not allowing Ukrainian forces to evacuate the civilian population from places where a humanitarian catastrophe has been declared. According to him, the humanitarian situation at present in the east of the country is very difficult.

Today, the Verkhovna Rada Committee for Health Care reached out to the Red Cross with a request to provide green corridors for the transportation of patients from Russian-occupied territories.

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