Death toll from Russian attack on bus stop in Mykolaiv rises

30 July, 03:45 PM
A woman covers a body of one of the victims of Russia's latest attack on Mykolaiv (Photo:REUTERS/Mykola Tymchenko)

A woman covers a body of one of the victims of Russia's latest attack on Mykolaiv (Photo:REUTERS/Mykola Tymchenko)

Two more civilians wounded in a Russian cluster bomb attack on the bus stop in Mykolaiv have died, the mayor of Mykolaiv, Oleksandr Senkevych, said in a post on Telegram on July 29.

In total, seven people have died as a result of the attack, which was carried out by Russian forces using rockets armed with cluster munitions.

“It was reported that two men born in 1977 and 1979 died in hospital,” wrote Senkevych. “In total, 19 people need medical help yesterday.”

Russian invasion forces fired on the city of Mykolaiv using cluster munitions on the morning of July 29.

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The head of the Mykolaiv regional military administration, Vitaliy Kim, said that the shells landed near a public transport stop.

Later graphic images posted on social media showed several dead bodies at the scene, as well as the bodies of two pet dogs.

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