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Night shelling by Russians leads to power outages in seven Regions - Ministry of Energy

Work is underway to reconnect consumers. 

On Friday night, Russian shelling caused power outages in seven Regions of Ukraine. This was reported by the Ministry of Energy.

In particular, a power facility in Dnipropetrovsk Region was damaged, leaving almost a thousand consumers without electricity for several hours.

The shelling damaged electrical equipment in Kupyansk and Borova village in Kharkiv Region. Work is underway to reconnect consumers.

In Donetsk Region, 2,300 customers in 10 settlements were cut off from electricity supply overnight.

As a result of shelling from the Russian border, 183 subscribers in three settlements of Sumy Region lost power in three towns. By morning, more than 6,000 customers in 87 settlements will still have no power supply due to the hostilities.

At the same time, power engineers managed to restore electricity supply to 2,000 customers in 14 settlements of Donetsk Region and 3,200 households in the frontline areas of Zaporizhzhya Region.

More than 1.1 thousand metering points in Odesa Region remain disconnected for technological reasons.

The fall of a Russian drone fragment damaged the equipment of a power facility in Vinnytsya Region and cut off power to more than 23,000 customers in 4 settlements. Most of them were powered within a few hours.

In Sumy Region, a high-voltage overhead line was briefly disconnected for technological reasons, which cut off power to a heat generation company, residential consumers in Sumy, and railway facilities, while in Kharkiv, more than 182,000 residential consumers, the subway, heating networks, and treatment facilities were cut off.

As of Friday morning, 427 settlements remained without power, mainly due to the fighting. 

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