Rescue operation ends at building in Dnipro stuck by Russian missile

17 January, 03:13 PM
The search and rescue operation in Dnipro at the site of the house destroyed by Russia lasted 69 hours (Photo:ДСНС/Telegram)

The search and rescue operation in Dnipro at the site of the house destroyed by Russia lasted 69 hours (Photo:ДСНС/Telegram)

Search and rescue operations at the site of thenine-storey residential building in Dnipro destroyed by a Russian missile have ended, the State Emergency Service of Ukraine reported on Telegram on Jan.17

The death toll from the deadly missile strike on Jan. 14 now stands at 44 killed, including five children,

After 69 hours of rescue work around the clock, 39 residents of the building were rescued from the rubble, including six children. A total of 79 people were injured in the missile strike, including 16 children.

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Deputy Head of the President’s Office Kyrylo Tymoshenko said 47 missing persons reports were received by the authorities. Of these, 23 were identified among the dead, while another four of them were found staying with relatives or being treated in hospital.

On Jan. 14, a Russian supersonic cruise missile struck the multi-storey building with about 1,700 residents in Dnipro.

Two apartment blocks were completely ruined in the attack with dozens of people trapped under the rubble. About 200 apartments were damaged or destroyed, according to the presidential office.

The people who have lost their homes were provided with housing.

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