Eight people fall victim to Russian missile attack on residential building in Kryvyi Rih
A Russian missile hit a residential building in Kryvyi Rih, rescuers are working on the spot (Photo:State Emergency Service of Ukraine)
The number of victims of a Russian missile strike on a residential building in Kryvyi Rih on Dec. 16 has increased to eight people, Dnipropetrovsk regional governor Valentyn Reznichenko reported on Telegram.
"Eight people were wounded,” he said.
“All are in hospital. Among the injured are three small children — a three-year-old boy and a girl, and a seven-year-old girl.”
Kryvyi Rih military administration head Oleksandr Vilkul clarified that four children are among the injured.
An energy infrastructure facility was also destroyed as a result of the attack on the city.
Deputy presidential chief-of-staff Kyrylo Tymoshenko reported on Telegram that two people, one of them a child, may remain under the rubble.
The Russian missile completely destroyed one of the five entry halls to the building.
Rescue services continue to work at the site of the attack.
On the morning of Dec. 16, Russian troops launched another massive attack on Ukraine. Air defense systems were activated in a number of regions, and infrastructure facilities were hit in Kharkiv and Dnipropetrovsk oblasts.
In Kyiv, explosions were recorded in three districts of the Ukrainian capital: Desna, Dniprov and Holosiyv.
Some oblasts of Ukraine and large cities were left without power, and water supply was interrupted in Kyiv.
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