Missile hits Swedish SKF factory in Ukraine, killing three

STOCKHOLM: Swedish bearings maker SKF mentioned on Tuesday its manufacturing unit in Lutsk, Ukraine was hit by a missile in a single day, killing three staff.

Ukrainian officers mentioned Russian air strikes had hit two western areas of Ukraine and different areas on Tuesday, killing three individuals and wounding greater than a dozen.
“Final evening there was an assault on the town of Lutsk in Ukraine and our manufacturing unit has been hit in that assault,” SKF’s spokesperson Carl Bjernstam mentioned.

“We’re very unhappy to substantiate that three of our colleagues have been killed,” he added.
Bjernstam mentioned the corporate would have a look at the implications of the assault and injury to the manufacturing unit, however added that its main focus was on its staff and their security.
The world’s largest maker of commercial bearings has round 1,100 staff in Ukraine, nearly all of whom work at its Lutsk manufacturing unit, in keeping with the corporate’s newest earnings report.
The report additionally acknowledged the manufacturing unit in Lutsk accounted for round 0.5% of SKF’s whole manufacturing volumes in 2022.

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