Russian missile strike on Pavlohrad kills one, injures eight, says governor
Russian occupiers attacked the residential sector of Pavlohrad at night (Photo:Сергій Лисак/Telegram)
One person was killed and another eight were injured in a massive Russian missile attack on the town of Pavlohrad, Dnipropetrovsk Oblast, overnight on Feb. 16, regional governor Serhiy Lysak reported on the Telegram messenger.
The governor said that emergency teams have been working at the scene of the missile strike since 3 a.m. In total, the Russians damaged more than 60 houses.
According to Lysak, the local commission on technological and ecological safety and emergency situations will hold an urgent meeting to develop a plan for providing assistance to attack victims.
“People have suffered great material losses,” he said, posting photos of the aftermath of the Russian missile attack.
“They’ve lost a roof over their heads. So we need to support them immediately.”
Russia launched another barrage of missiles and drones against Ukraine in the early hours of Feb. 16, hitting infrastructure facilities in Lviv, Kirovohrad and Poltava oblasts.
The Ukrainian Air Force said 36 air- and sea-based missiles were launched, including Kalibr missiles, with a total of 16 missiles being intercepted by Ukrainian air defenses.
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