Deaths in Kyiv rise to 3, four injured, following kamikaze drone attacks

17 October 2022, 05:34 PM
The death toll as a result of a suicide drone attack on a residential building in the center of Kyiv has grown to three people. (Photo:Vitali Klitschko / Telegram)

The death toll as a result of a suicide drone attack on a residential building in the center of Kyiv has grown to three people. (Photo:Vitali Klitschko / Telegram)

The death toll as a result of a suicide drone attack on a residential building in the center of Kyiv has grown to three people, with another four injured, presidential deputy chief-of-staff Kyrylo Tymoshenko reported on Telegram on Oct. 17.

"19 people have been rescued from under the rubble,” he added.

“Rescue workers continue to search for survivors.”

Earlier, Tymoshenko stated that two people had perished in the attack.

On the morning of Oct. 17, Russia attacked the center of the capital with Iranian suicide drones – Shahed-136. The first strike caused a fire in an office building and damaged a number of residential houses.

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One more strike on the center of Kyiv was carried out after 8 a.m. Drones hit another house, causing an explosion. In total, Kyiv was attacked four times with the Iranian-made loitering munitions.

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