• 16/04/2024 03:09

The main thing for Saturday, March 2: attack on a high-rise building in Odessa, fighting in the Avdeevsky and Novopavlovsky directions

Battles near Avdeevka, 70 military clashes, enemy shelling, Syrsky’s carte blanche, explosion in Yekaterinburg. How will the 738th day of a full-scale war be remembered?

The main thing for Saturday, March 2: attack on a high-rise building in Odessa, fighting on Av> > Odessa, March 2 </p>
<p>As a result enemy attack on a high-rise building in Odessa killed 8 people, including a 3-year-old boy and a three-month-old baby.</p>
<p class=At 20:54 the State Emergency Service reported that in Odessa, at the site of a Russian attack on a high-rise building under rubble The body of the eighth dead person has been discovered. Unblocking work continues.

According to the head of the Odessa Police Department, Oleg Kiper, a woman’s body was recovered from the rubble. Then the Ministry of Internal Affairs informed that the body of a three-month-old baby was released next to her.

8 people were injured, including a child, 5 residents were rescued.

As a result of the strike, 18 apartments were destroyed and, according to preliminary data, another 7 were damaged. Power supply has been restored to the damaged house. There is no heat supply in 11 houses, a school and a kindergarten; work continues to restore the boiler room. Two houses were left without gas.

Under the procedural leadership of the prosecutors of the Odessa Regional Prosecutor's Office, a pre-trial investigation has been launched in criminal proceedings into violation of the laws and customs of war (Part 2 of Article 438 of the Criminal Code of Ukraine).< /p>

On Sunday, March 3, at Odessa and the region have declared mourning for those killed in a night attack by Russian drones on a high-rise building.

President Vladimir Zelensky said in a video message that delaying the supply of weapons to Ukraine and air defense to protect our people leads to loss of lives. The Russians continue their terror tactics and strike residential buildings.

“The rescue operation continued all day in Odessa at the site where the Russian suicide bomber hit. Now the State Emergency Service, police and other services continue to work – there is information about people under the rubble. It was an ordinary residential building – one of many destroyed by Russian monsters. As of At this time, seven people are known to have died, including two children. A baby, four months old, his name was Timofey. Yes, a boy, Mark, the child was not yet three years old. My condolences to all the family and friends. Eight people were injured – another child, three years old, a girl “Everyone who was wounded is provided with the necessary assistance. I thank each and everyone who is participating in the rescue operation, who supports people. And it is very important to be all together and help,” Zelensky said.

He emphasized that there is no military sense in such attacks by “shaheeds”. This is terror, the purpose of which is exclusively to destroy lives, exclusively to intimidate people.

Zelensky called on Western countries not to rush into supplying Ukraine with weapons to protect our people.

The President also said that he expects at the beginning of next week specific proposals from the Commander-in-Chief of the Armed Forces of Ukraine Alexander Syrsky regarding further changes in the army and planned actions.

“Every day I am in communication with my partners so that we can get exactly what is needed. Every day – reports from the military. Every day the Commander-in-Chief and the commanders at the front, exactly where needed. The Commander-in-Chief has carte blanche for personnel changes in the army, at headquarters – any. All Ukrainian commanders must know the front, feel the front – the real needs. They must be with the soldiers, sergeants. Be what they need to be in order to achieve Ukrainian goals,” the president said.

Meanwhile, the General Staff of the Armed Forces of Ukraine reported that 70 military clashes took place during the day, the General Staff of the Ukrainian Armed Forces reported.

In general, the enemy carried out one missile and 48 air strikes. The Russians also carried out 60 attacks from multiple launch rocket systems on the positions of our troops and populated areas. Russian terrorist attacks have unfortunately resulted in civilian deaths and injuries. Multi-storey and private buildings, as well as other infrastructure facilities, were destroyed and damaged.

In the Avdeevsky direction, our defenders repelled 14 enemy attacks in the areas of the settlements of Berdich, Orlovka, Tonenkoye, Nevelskoye, Donetsk region.

In the Novopavlovsky direction, defense forces continue to hold back enemy in the areas of Krasnohorivka, Georgievka, Pobeda and Novomikhailovka of the Donetsk region, where the enemy tried to break through the defenses of our troops 22 times.

Read more about the operational situation as of 18:00 on March 2 in our news.

In the Russian Yekaterinburg, an explosion occurred at an electrical substation supplying defense factories.

Radio Liberty reports this with reference to local telegram channels.

According to Mash, the building where the explosion occurred provides energy to three defense enterprises: the Kalinin Machine-Building Plant, Turbomotor Plant and Uralmash.

These enterprises operate in the field of metallurgy, cement industry and handling equipment for mining complexes.

By According to Mash, the detonation occurred on a timer, perhaps “an improvised explosive device went off,” however, according to the official version, the explosion was associated “with problems at the Kalinin substation.”

The most complete picture of today – on our website. We hope that tomorrow there will be more good news.

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