One of the Ukrainian HIMARS missiles fell and did not explode in Novaya Kakhovka

American MLRS HIMARS. Archive photo

One of the rockets MLRS HIMARS fired by Ukrainian troops, fell and exploded in Nova Kakhovka, Kherson region, it is deactivated, said on Monday, RIA Novosti the head of the administration of the Kakhovka district of the Vladimir Leontiev.

Ukrainian troops from Sunday firing of Nova Kakhovka. Working air defense system, have hit in the city center and the area of the plant.

“One of the shells HIMARS in the yard on the street Bukina hit and exploded. Military sappers deactivated him and taken away,” said Leontiev.

During the RAID, the Russian military took control of the Kherson region and Azov part of the Zaporozhye region, occupying the major cities such as Kherson, Melitopol, Berdyansk, Ukraine, and cut off from the sea of Azov. In both regions formed the new administration, is the broadcasting of Russian TV channels and radio stations are restored trade and transport links with the Crimea. The regions have announced plans to join Russia. In addition, eight years later, unlocked the North Crimean canal, the water flows back to the Peninsula.