Ukraine renews strikes on key bridge

Posted On: Oct 4, 2022   |   Posted By: RT

Ukraine renews strikes on key bridge

Overnight shelling of Kherson damaged construction equipment used to repair the crossing over the Dnepr - local official
Ukraine has apparently renewed its attempts to destroy the strategically important Antonovsky Bridge over the Dnepr River, according to sources on both sides of the conflict.
The latest overnight attack hit equipment brought to the site to repair damage from previous artillery strikes, including a temporary shack and a concrete mixer, the local government told TASS on Monday.
Kirill Stremousov, a Kherson administration deputy head, said the incident was “nothing terrible,” but would likely delay the planned reopening of the bridge for traffic, which was scheduled for Wednesday.
Ukrainian media reported overnight artillery attacks on the bridge by Kiev's troops, with some suggesting that US-supplied HIMARS multiple-launch rocket systems were used. Images purported to be taken during the shelling show a large fire at the massive structure with smoke billowing into the sky.
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