Another corpse discovered under rubble in Chasiv Yar, taking death toll to 48

14 July, 01:12 PM
Rescuers examine the rubble of a residential building in Chasiv Yar, hit by a Russian missile (Photo:State Emergency Service/Telegram)

Rescuers examine the rubble of a residential building in Chasiv Yar, hit by a Russian missile (Photo:State Emergency Service/Telegram)

Rescuers found the body of another person who died under the rubble of a building in the town of Chasiv Yar in Donetsk Oblast, which was earlier struck by a Russian missile, the press service of the State Emergency Service reported late on July 13.

"Donetsk Oblast: as of 7 p.m., during emergency rescue operations, one corpse was found in a five-story residential building in the city of Chasiv Yar. A total of 48 dead bodies were located," the agency said in a Telegram message.

The State Emergency Service noted that a 9-year-old child was among the dead, and nine people were rescued from under the debris. Rescue operations continue.

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Russian troops fired four missiles at the city of Chasiv Yar on the evening of July 9. Regional governor Pavlo Kyrylenko reported that two entry sections of the five-story building were completely destroyed.

Since the beginning of the full-scale invasion, Russia has launched 2,960 missiles at Ukrainian cities, President Volodymyr Zelenskyy previously reported.

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