3 Both of the affected areas are on the opposite bank of the Dnipro River to the Zaporizhzhya nuclear plant, which has been shelled several times in recent days.
4 The small town of Marhanets was the worst hit, with 20 multi-storey buildings damaged including two schools, a dormitory and a cultural centre, Reznichenko said.
5 Ten people were killed in the town and 11 others injured, seven of them seriously, he said.
6 In another village close to Nikopol city, another woman died in her home as a result of the attack and a couple was injured.
7 The two villages are on the north bank of the Dnipro River’s Kakhovka reservoir.
8 On the southern side less than 20 kilometres away was the nuclear plant that came under fire, sparking international safety fears.
9 Ukraine and Russia both accused each other of being behind the attacks.