Russia launches another missile strike at Zaporizhzhia
The troops of the Russian Federation struck Zaporizhzhia again at night (Photo:Anatoly Kurtev/Telegram)
Russian forces launched seven S-300 surface-to-air missiles at Zaporizhzhia and surrounding areas, regional governor Oleksandr Starukh said in a Telegram post on Oct. 12.
According to Starukh, five missiles hit Zaporizhzhia’s suburbs, damaging a private home. There were no casualties in the attack, after first responders rescued three people from beneath the rubble. The other two missiles landed in the city proper, without causing any significant damage.
Anatoly Kurtev – the mayor of Zaporizhzhia – earlier said in another message that windows and doors across several buildings were damaged as a result of the missile strike.
In recent days, Russian troops have been shelling residential infrastructure of Zaporizhzhia.
Russia attacked Zaporizhzhia with 13 aircraft and S-300 missiles on the night of Oct. 9, hitting the infrastructure and residential areas. 13 people, including one child, were reported dead, another 89, including 11 children, were injured.
Russian troops also fired 12 S-300 missiles at Zaporizhzhia on the morning of Oct. 11. Two of them hit a car dealership, leaving one person dead. Other missiles damaged a school and a clinic. Three residential buildings were also damaged.
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