At least 32 civilians injured in Russian missile attack on Zaporizhzhya
Consequences of the shelling of Zaporizhzhia by the Russian invaders, March 22, 2023 (Photo:ДСНС України / Telegram)
At least 32 civilians were injured as a result of a Russian missile attack on the city of Zaporizhzhya on the afternoon of March 22, the State Emergency Service reported on Telegram.
“Some 32 people were injured in an enemy missile strike between two nine-story buildings: 27 people, including three children, were hospitalized,” it said.
“Five people were provided with medical aid at the scene. One person was killed.”
The State Emergency Service said its units had rescued six people and one dog. Rescue operations are still ongoing.
Invading Russian forces launched an attack on the city of Zaporizhzhya on the afternoon of March 22, hitting residential quarters and Khortytsia Island.
The Prosecutor General’s Office said the Russians had launched six missiles at Zaporizhzhya, one of which hit the corner between two multi-story buildings, partially destroying apartments, balconies, and damaging roofs.
The prosecutors have initiated criminal proceedings case under Part 1 of Article 438 of the Criminal Code of Ukraine (violation of the laws and customs of war).
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