11 remain missing after Russian missile strike on high-rise building in Dnipro

19 January, 05:30 PM

Eleven people remain missing days after a Russian missile struck a high-rise building in Dnipro on Jan. 14, killing 45 people, the press service of the Dnipropetrovsk regional police said on Jan. 19.

Law enforcement officers have registered and checked reports of missing people. After going through each report, nothing is known about the fate of 11 people.

In total, police received more than 560 reports after the tragedy.

Some 420 of them were about damaged property, 43 about damaged cars, and 10 about damage to administrative buildings.

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Currently, 10 investigative teams are working at the site of the missile strike, inspecting apartments and accepting reports from the owners of damaged property.

Anti-looting groups also continue to work.

Russian forces launched a missile attack on Dnipro on the morning of Jan. 14. During the attack, a Kh-22 anti-ship cruise missile, which carries a one-ton high-explosive warhead, struck a none-story apartment block in the city.

According to the latest reports, 45 people were killed, including six children. Dnipro Mayor Borys Filatov said that the number of casualties could exceed 50.

A total of 39 residents of the building, including six children, were rescued, while 79 people were injured due to the missile strike, including 16 children.

Two entire sections of the building collapsed as a result of the attack, and people were trapped under the rubble. According to the President's Office,more than 200 apartments were destroyed and the residents have had to be relocated.

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