Shelling of the Dnieper and the region on the night of February 13, 2024 – what is known about the attack

On the night of Tuesday, February 13, Dnipro and the Dnipropetrovsk region were in particular under attack. In this material 24 channels read everything that is known about the attack on the city and region.

See also Shaheds and missiles launched along the Dnieper: civilian infrastructure is under attack

An air raid alert sounded in the Dnepropetrovsk region at about 10:14 p.m. on February 12—people were called to take shelter. Air Force informed about several groups of enemy drones that were moving towards the region.

Already in the morning, the Ukrainian Armed Forces summed up that in total the invaders released 23 attack drones. In the Dnepropetrovsk region, they managed to destroy 10 drones, as well as 3 each in the Kherson and Zaporozhye regions. A total of 16 enemy UAVs were eliminated.

The enemy attacked Ukraine with attack drones of the Shahed-136/131 type from the Primorsko-Akhtarsk region in Russia and Cape Chauda in the occupied Crimea,
– the message says.

The air raid warning signal for a significant part of the Dnepropetrovsk region sounded at 00:33 on February 13. Actually, residents of front-line communities that are within the reach of Russian artillery remained in danger.

Note! Also in the Air Force warned about a Russian rocket moving towards the Dnieper.

Dnieper City Mayor Boris Filatov near midnight statedthat Russia is hitting civilian infrastructure.

At the same time, as of 11:00, February 13, there was no information about those killed or injured as a result of the Russian “Shahed” attack on the Dnieper and the region.

Although it is known from the head of the Dnepropetrovsk OVA Sergei Lysak that as a result of the artillery shelling of the Nikopol community man died. He was 64 years old.

Filatov, while the Russians were shelling the Dnieper, emphasized: the city’s energy infrastructure is in the balance. He also spoke about the pressure that allegedly exists from Kyiv on the Dnieper municipal authorities, calling on it to stop.

Against this background, DTEK reported about stopping the work of one of the Ukrainian energy facilities. Subsequently, the Air Force confirmed certain damage to facilities in the fuel and energy industry of the Dnepropetrovsk region.

As a result of the attack, the company’s equipment was seriously damaged. The station stopped producing electricity,
– indicated in the message from DTEK.

The mayor of Dnieper informed about the evacuation of one of the hospitals due to the inability to heat it: “We are evacuating one of the hospitals, draining the heating system and taking out a considerable number of palliative patients.”

In addition, schools have to be closed due to the same problem. Forecasters are predicting a cold snap that the already damaged energy system may simply not be able to cope with.

Important! On the website of the Dnipro City Council link You can find out which streets will not have electricity on February 13th. The authorities state that utility workers are doing everything possible to establish a stable power supply.

It is important not to lose heart, because this is exactly what the enemy needs. Besides, there is some good news. For example, DTEK reported that on the morning of February 13, electricity supplies were completely resumed for residents of the Pavlograd district of the Dnepropetrovsk region, who were left without power the day before due to shelling.

We are talking about more than 50 thousand families who managed to return electricity and heat to their homes.

At the same time, for those who do not have electricity and water due to Russian attacks and other reasons, Indestructibility Points are always open. In such centers you can recharge phones and other devices and keep warm. Let us note that they have been operating since last year, when the enemy began to actively attack our energy infrastructure.

Interactive map of Points of Indestructibility: find your city

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