The Ukrainian mayor of the occupied city of Melitopol, Ivan Fedorov, said explosions were heard in the southern city early Wednesday after Russia-backed officials reported shelling by Kyiv's forces.
Several explosions were heard across the districts of the city simultaneously,” Fedorov, who is not in Melitopol, said on Telegram.
Earlier, Russia-backed officials said Ukrainian forces shelled a locomotive depot in the city early Wednesday, causing damage to infrastructure and power supply suspensions. Fedorov said power was lost in Melitopol's northern and western districts as well as some surrounding villages.
No casualties were reported.
Melitopol is a hub for Russian occupying forces, located approximately 100 kilometers (62 miles) from the front lines.
This post has been updated with additional information.