Six people injured; multiple houses destroyed due to Russian attack on Dnipro

26 November 2022, 04:42 PM
Consequences of Russian shelling (Photo:dp.npu.gov.ua)

Consequences of Russian shelling (Photo:dp.npu.gov.ua)

A Russian attack on the city of Dnipro has injured six people and destroyed several houses, Dnipro Mayor Borys Filatov reported on Telegram on Nov. 26.

 “According to preliminary data, after the explosion, city communications and infrastructure were not affected,” he stated.

"There is an automatic shutdown of several transformer substations. We are waiting for details of the shelling and information about the victims. The emergency services have all gone to the scene.”

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As of 12:36 p.m., seven private houses are known to have been partially destroyed, Valentin Reznichenko, head of the Dnipropetrovsk Oblast military administration said.

“The explosion caused a fire,” he reported.

“A woman was injured. She was pulled out from under the rubble and taken to the hospital.”

According to local law enforcement, Russians forces fired at houses in the residential sector in the Amur-Nizhnyodniprovsky District of the city.

Later, Reznichenko reported that there were six victims identified so far, and one woman is in a serious condition.

“The Russians targeted a peaceful quarter,” Reznichenko stressed.

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