It was reported that Russia has destroyed a reservoir dam located in the hometown of the president of Ukraine, Volodymyr Zelensky.
Reports indicate that Russia bombed the dam to flood the city of Ukrainian President was born, according to the statements made by the authorities.
The deadly attack occur on the evening of September 14, eight cruise missiles with their aims set on water infrastructure struck the city of Kryvyi Rih, which is located on the Inhulets River.
The dams have been attacked after Ukrainian forces had recently completed a successful counter- offensive, during which they pushed back Russian forces and captured over 5000 kilometers of terrain.
Zelensky, who also survived a car accident on Wednesday night, September 14, stated that the strikes appeared to be an attempt to flood the city. The city is located approximately 150 kilometers southwest of Dnipro in the central region of Ukraine.
A video that was uploaded on the internet showed high water levels on the river and streets that had been flooded, and inhabitants were advised to evacuate.
According to Oleksandr Vilkul, the head of the city, the situation was under control even though some individuals had been evacuated and properties had been destroyed.
Russia was criticized for the bombing by President Zelensky, who stated that the dam possessed ” no military value. “