February 3, 2024

Armed conflicts and attacks

Russian invasion of Ukraine

Attacks in Russia during the Russian invasion of Ukraine

A Lukoil oil refinery in Volgograd Oblast, Russia, is attacked by Ukrainian long-range drones, causing a large fire and disrupting operations. Volgograd governor Andrey Bocharov says that the attack was repelled by air defences. (Kyiv Post)

Eastern Ukraine campaign

At least 28 civilians are killed by Ukrainian shelling in Russian-occupied Lysychansk, Luhansk Oblast, according to Russian-appointed local officials. The officials added that ten others were rescued after being trapped under rubble. (AP)

Red Sea crisis

2024 missile strikes in Yemen

The United States and United Kingdom launch airstrikes against 36 Houthi targets in Yemen, including underground weapons storage facilities, missile systems, radars, and command and control centres. (Reuters)

Disasters and accidents

2024 Chile wildfires

Chile declares a state of emergency as wildfires kill at least 51 people across the country, while hundreds more are reported missing. Multiple fires have been reported in Valparaíso and Viña del Mar. More than 1,100 buildings are destroyed. (Reuters)