KHARKIV OBLAST, Mar 9 — 15.4 thousand customers in 63 settlements in the Kharkiv Oblast are without electricity, reported the Ministry of Energy.

On March 8, the Russian shelling damaged 330 kV high-voltage lines in the Kharkiv Oblast and caused short-term power outages.

“We are trying to restore power supply constantly and have reached the figure of 10-13 thousand power outages in the oblast. Then another [Russian] shelling occurs, and several thousand subscribers are cut off again,” said Oleh Syniehubov, the head of the Kharkiv Regional Military Administration.

According to him, power engineers of the Kharkiv Oblast are working to restore the power supply.

Power engineers restored the electricity supply in Lyptsi after the Russian shelling on March 4. The Russian shelling cut off the power supply to 2,000 customers in the village. Power engineers managed to restore the power grid quickly.

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