Ukraine confirms Russian missile hit plant adjacent to burned down shopping mall

Posted On: Aug 19, 2022   |   Posted By: RT

Ukraine confirms Russian missile hit plant adjacent to burned down shopping mall

The strike left a large crater at a factory that was used to stockpile weaponry, according to Moscow
The Russian military on Monday targeted the Kredmash vehicle plant in the Ukrainian city of Kremenchug, the chairman of the factory's supervisory board, Nikolay Danileyko, has confirmed. The plant is located right next to the shopping mall that was destroyed in a blaze after the missile strike, with 18 people reported killed and over 50 injured.
The factory was a civilian facility and had not produced military vehicles or parts for them since 1989, Danileyko told local media. The plant's workers were not injured in the attack, he added.
Footage from the scene aired by local media shows a large crater in the middle of one of the factory's hangars. The strike inflicted heavy damage on the building, blowing away parts of its roofing and walls and rupturing underground piping.
While Kiev was quick to accuse Moscow of deliberately attacking the shopping mall itself, the Russian military maintained it had targeted...

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