KYIV (AFP) - Russian strikes on the central Ukrainian region of Kyrovograd on Thursday (July 28) left five people dead and wounded more than two dozen others, the region's governor said.
"Twenty-five people have been transferred to medical facilities and are receiving treatment. Five are dead," governor Andriy Raikovich said in a video on his social media.
He added that the strikes had hit two hangars at around 12.20pm.
The Interfax-Ukraine news agency quoted Raikovich as saying that there were 12 servicemen among the wounded.
Citing city officials, Interfax-Ukraine reported that the attack on the city of Kropyvnytskyi damaged "aviation equipment", aircraft and nearby buildings.
Railway infrastructure and a military airfield were targeted by Russian strikes in Kropyvnytskyi over the weekend, leaving three dead, including a soldier, and injuring nine servicemen, authorities said over the weekend.
The city, Kropyvnytskyi, has an estimated population of 220,000 people and lies some 300 kilometres south of the Ukrainian capital Kyiv.