Death toll from missile strike in Mykolaiv rises to two, 20 people injured

17 June, 05:21 PM
After enemy blow across Mykolaiv 20 people injured (Photo:dsns.gov.ua)

After enemy blow across Mykolaiv 20 people injured (Photo:dsns.gov.ua)

The number of people killed in an early-morning Russian missile attack on Mykolaiv has increased to two, with 20 people being injured, oblast governor Vitaliy Kim reported on his Telegram channel on June 17.

According to the regional department of the State Emergency Service, rockets hit a residential area of one of the districts of the city around 7:00 a.m. Five residential buildings were damaged.

As a result of the rocket hit window frames and glass were broken, walls and ceilings were damaged in some apartments, while fires broke out in two apartments in different buildings.

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The State Emergency Service also said it had extinguished a fire that broke out at an object of city infrastructure as a result of the attack, without saying what that infrastructure was.

Russia launched missile strikes on Mykolaiv on the morning of June 17. Initial reports stated that one person had been killed and six injured in the attack.

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