The city of Mykolaiv in southern Ukraine was struck by seven missiles on Wednesday, the head of the regional military administration, Vitaly Kim, said on his Telegram channel.

Kim was inspecting local harvests when the alleged attack occurred.

I have interrupted the inspection in the district. I return to the city. The city was hit with seven missiles, he wrote.

Heavy fighting is taking place in southern Ukraine along the borders of Kherson and Mykolaiv regions, according to Ukrainian officials.