Russian forces launch over 40 shells on Nikopol overnight, causing fires.
Ukraine's anti-aircraft gunners shot down a Russian Shahed-136 drone in Dnipropetrovsk Oblast on the night of 4–5 November. Meanwhile, Russian forces attacked three hromadas in the oblast and launched 40 shells on the city of Nikopol [hromada - an administrative unit designating a town, village or several villages and their adjacent territories - ed.].
Forces of the Air Command Skhid (East) destroyed a Russian Shahed-136 kamikaze drone in the Synelnykove district.
Russian forces deployed Grad multiple-launch rocket systems (MLRS) and heavy artillery to fire on the Nikopol district. They fired from weapons based in the city of Enerhodar on three settlements in the Nikopol district: Chervonohryhorivka, Marhanets, and Nikopol.
"Nikopol has sustained the most damage. The enemy launched more than 40 rockets and shells on the city overnight," Reznichenko said.
Two fires broke out as a result of the Russian attacks. They have since been extinguished by emergency workers.
Around a dozen apartment blocks and private houses, several outbuildings, and a gas pipeline have been damaged.
Russian shells also hit a local lyceum (a specialized high school) and industrial and transport facilities, damaging their machinery and equipment, and premises.
There were no casualties or fatalities.
Russian units are being replenished in Belarus.
Units of the Russian Armed Forces are being replenished with recently conscripted Russian soldiers on the territory of Belarus.
"The Republic of Belarus is continuing to support and aid the military aggression the Russian Federation is perpetrating against Ukraine; Belarus welcomes and provides accommodation for Russian military personnel and allows Russian forces to use its military training grounds."
The General Staff additionally reported that units of the Russian Armed Forces are being replenished with recently conscripted Russian soldiers (arriving from Russia) on the territory of Belarus.
"Training and coordinating activities for these units are expected to last two to three weeks," the General Staff said.
Russian Shahed-136 drones strike Vinnytsia Oblast overnight.
Serhii Borzov, Head of the Vinnytsia Oblast Military Administration, has reported that Russian forces deployed Shahed-136 drones in an overnight attack during the latest air-raid in Vinnytsia Oblast.
Russian forces fire 70 shells and mortar bombs on Sumy Oblast.
Four settlements in Sumy Oblast situated near the Ukrainian-Russian border came under Russian fire on November 4: Bilopillia, Znob-Novhorod, Myropillia and Khotin. The Russians fired a total of 70 shells and mortar bombs on these hromadas [hromada is an administrative unit designating a town, village or several villages and their adjacent territories – ed.].
"The Russians fired 70 shells and mortar bombs on these [hromadas] over the course of the day."
Russian forces attacked the Myropillia hromada with nine mortar bombs launched from the territory of the Russian Federation; the attacks did not cause any damage or destruction.
The Russians launched nine mortar bombs on the Khotin hromada at first, and then attacked two border-adjacent villages using self-propelled artillery systems and launching 15 additional shells. These attacks did not cause any damage either.
Russian forces additionally shelled border-adjacent areas in the Bilopillia hromada for over an hour, firing a total of 28 shells.
Three residential buildings and four outbuildings were damaged, with houses directly impacted.
"Fortunately, there are no casualties," Zhyvytskyi said.
The Russians deployed mortars to attack another village in the Bilopillia hromada (four mortar-launched bombs).
Two villages in the Znob-Novhorod hromada also came under Russian fire. One was attacked using grenade launchers (five rounds from an AGS automatic grenade launcher) and the other using small arms fire.