Russian December 15 attacks kill 14 Ukrainian civilians
Consequences of the Russian strike on Sloviansk, Donetsk region, December 12 (Photo:REUTERS/Shannon Stapleton)
Russian Dec. 15 attacks have killed 14 and injured 30 civilians across Ukraine, Deputy Head of the Office of the President of Ukraine, Kyrylo Tymoshenko, said in a Telegram post on Dec. 16.
Over the last day, regional breakdown of civilian casualties was reported as follows:
· Dnipropetrovsk Oblast – three killed, 10 wounded;
· Donetsk Oblast – seven killed, seven wounded;
· Kyiv Oblast – four wounded;
· Kharkiv Oblast – one killed;
· Kherson Oblast – three killed, nine wounded.
On Dec. 16, Russia launched another massive missile strike at Ukraine’s energy facilities. According to Commander-in-Chief of the Armed Forces of Ukraine Valerii Zaluzhnyi, the salvo included 76 cruise missiles, 60 of which were successfully intercepted.
Kyiv alone was targeted by 40 of the incoming missiles, with 37 of them getting shot down.
One of the missiles hit a residential building in Kryvyi Rih, Dnipropetrovsk Oblast, killing two and injuring eight people.
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