Death toll from missile strike in Mykolaiv rises to six

30 June, 02:01 PM
Rescuers continue to dismantle blockages of the high-rise building in Mykolaiv destroyed by the Russian missile (Photo:State Emergency Service of Ukraine)

Rescuers continue to dismantle blockages of the high-rise building in Mykolaiv destroyed by the Russian missile (Photo:State Emergency Service of Ukraine)

The number of people killed in a Russian missile attack on the city of Mykolaiv on June 29 has increased to six, the State Emergency Service of Ukraine said in a Telegram messenger post on June 30.

As of 8.30 a.m. on June 30, the bodies of six civilians had been pulled out from under the rubble.

Six more people were injured in the attack.

Rescue teams continue to search for the dead and dismantle parts of the destroyed house.

Russian forces fired more than 10 missiles at the city of Mykolaiv early on June 29. One of them hit a five-story apartment building.

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In an evening video address, Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky clarified that the building had been hit with an Oniks anti-ship missile.

Five dead and four injured were reported at that time. Three residents of the house were rescued from the rubble.

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