How the center of Odesa looks like after a large-scale night attack. Photo and video
The historic center of Odesa, protected by UNESCO, received colossal destruction. Savior-Transfiguration Cathedral, the House of Scientists, famous Odesa courtyards and nearby residential buildings were severely damaged.
Photos and videos from the scene of the terrorist attack appeared on the network. In particular, as "Dumskaya" writes, a monument of national importance and almost all the ancient stained glass windows were knocked out in the House of Scientists. The furniture, located there since the time of writer Leo Tolstoy, was also damaged. As a result of the explosion, a guard of a restaurant located on the summer territory was killed.
Odesa's courtyards in the historic city center, which Russians love to remember all the time, have turned into piles of stones, with dozens of cars mutilated, many buildings damaged and windows broken out.
The building of the Savior-Transfiguration Cathedral received heavy damage, a fire rose inside. The cleric of the Odesa diocese of the UOC, Archdeacon Andriy Palchuk noted that the hit was in the right side of the cathedral, which "penetrated to the ground floor".
In addition, several craters have been formed around the city, there are also breaks in power grids, which may cause traffic difficulties. "Odesmiskeelectrotrans" Municipal Enterprise reported that the trolleybus route number 10 is temporarily working up to the street Rishelievskaya.
To remind, at night on July, 23 a series of explosion was heard in Odesa. Air defence was working, but there are also hits. According to OC South, Russian forces attacked the region with cruise missiles X-22 from aircraft Tu22m3, as well as Kalibr, Onyx, Iskander-K and ballistic Iskander-M. Residential buildings and a cathedral were damaged, more than two dozen people were injured, one civilian was killed.
The presidential office reacted to another combined massive attack on Odesa Region by calling on partners to step up military assistance to Ukraine.
The RmA said that there were 18 injured, including four children, as a result of the Russian attack. Fourteen people have been hospitalized in hospitals, three of them are children. Later it became known about one dead civilian.
As reported by OBOZREVATEL:
- Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky reacted to the night terrorist attack in Odesa. He emphasized that there is no justification for such terror and can not be one. Ukraine will certainly respond to the Russian terrorists;
- The day before the grain crop destroyed by the Russians was shown in Odesa. It was grown under sirens, harvested under shelling and now it has been destroyed by the "second army of the world" fighting against food.