Russian missiles damage Ukrainian gas production facilities - Naftogaz CEO

The logo of the Ukraine's state energy company Naftogaz is seen outside the company's headquarters in central Kyiv, Ukraine October 18, 2021. REUTERS/Gleb Garanich/File Photo

KYIV, Nov 17 (Reuters) - Russian missile strikes on Thursday damaged or destroyed some of Ukraine's gas production facilities, state energy company Naftogaz said.

Naftogaz chief executive Oleksiy Chernyshov said Russia had carried out a "massive attack" on the infrastructure of gas producer Ukrgazvydobuvannia in eastern Ukraine.

"Currently, we know of several objects that have been destroyed. Others have suffered damage of varying degrees," Cherynshov said.

Reporting by Pavel Polityuk, Editing by Timothy Heritage

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