Strikes Spark Large Fire in Ukrainian Port City of Odesa

Ukrainian officials said Russian strikes hit the southern port city of Odesa on Saturday, May 7, damaging homes and a furniture business, and sparking a large fire, the country’s public broadcaster reported.

Footage from the State Emergency Service (SES) in Odesa shows firefighters battling a blaze they said was caused by a missile strike.

No casualties were reported.

A spokeswoman for Southern Defense and Protection Forces, Natalia Humeniuk, told media that four rockets hit a furniture factory in a residential area and two hit an already damaged runway.

Storyful has not independently confirmed these details. Credit: SES Odesa via Storyful

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