Child hospitalized after Russian missile shot down outside Kyiv
Consequences of the Russian missile debris hitting a high-rise building in Ukraine (Photo:ANDRII NEBYTOV/Telegram)
A child was hospitalized after fragments from a Russian missile hit a high-rise building in the town of Ukrainka in Kyiv Oblast early on April 28, regional governor Ruslan Kravchenko reported on Facebook.
The 13-year-old girl was taken to Kyiv’s Okhmatdyt Children’s Hospital.
The missile fragments damaged apartments on the fifth and sixth floors, causing a fire that was later extinguished.
Rescue teams continue to work at the scene, providing civilians with all necessary assistance, said Kravchenko.
The Kyiv City Military Administration reported on Telegram that 11 Russian cruise missiles were shot down in Kyiv Oblast overnight on April 28.
According to preliminary information, the Russians attacked Ukraine with strategic aviation aircraft.
In addition to cruise missiles, the Ukrainian Air Force shot down two drones near the capital of Kyiv.
Russia launched a massive missile attack on Ukraine overnight on April 28. In total, air defense forces shot down 21 out of 23 missiles, as well as two drones.
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