Published on: 06/30/2022 – 11:17 While the Russian offensive in Ukraine has lasted for five months, parts of the country have experienced a period of relative calm lately. But a series of missile strikes have revived fears in recent days, particularly in Mylokaiv, in the south of the country. At least three people were killed there and five were injured on Wednesday, according to local authorities. Our special envoys went to meet the inhabitants. Reportage. The attack took place while in Madrid, the leaders of NATO met in summit and reaffirmed their support for kyiv. On Wednesday June 29, Mykolaiv Mayor Oleksandr Senkevych said eight missiles hit the city, urging residents to evacuate. A residential building was thus hit, according to him, by a Russian X-55 cruise missile. At least three people lost their lives and five were injured in the strike. Local authorities launched a rescue operation for survivors. “In recent days, there have been more and more strikes on neighborhoods where there are civilians, but we are ready to do our job,” Andry Pankratov, fire chief, told France 24. third time that this district has been targeted since the beginning of the war. Each time, relief cleared the ruins and solidarity was organized.>> See also: “War in Ukraine: in Mykolaiv, solidarity to deal with shortages”Fighting in KhersonA few dozen kilometers further, Ukrainian soldiers defend their positions and attempt to retake the occupied city of Kherson. But they lack modern weapons, using, for example, machine guns produced in 1944. “Our country is using all its resources, all its forces,” said Father Grigory Chaplain, of the Brigade winter”, “we are waiting for real and rapid help.” According to Leonid, a resident of Prybuz’ke, near the front line, today there are around thirty of them who have remained there: “before the war, the population was of about 1,350 people here. Now less than 2% have stayed.” With AFP
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