Three wounded in Russian missile strikes at Khmelnytskyi Oblast

25 August, 12:10 PM
A Russian missile (Photo:REUTERS/Umit Bektas)

A Russian missile (Photo:REUTERS/Umit Bektas)

Two Russian missile strikes at Khmelnytskyi Oblast have left three people injured – including two children – regional governor Serhiy Hamaliy said in a Telegram post on Aug. 25.

“The shockwave from two Russian missile strikes in Khmelnytskyi’s Shepetivka has shattered windows and knocked outdoors in several private homes and a local school,” said Hamaliy.

According to the official, a local woman and her two children required medical treatment afterwards.

“They sustained minor injuries from the broken window panes; they’ve been provided with professional medical care,” Hamaliy concluded.

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As Ukraine was celebrating the 31st anniversary of its independence on Aug. 24, Russia launched a flurry of long-range missiles at targets across the country, with 189 air raid alerts active throughout Ukraine throughout the day.

Enemy missiles struck Zaporizhzhia, Kharkiv, Mykolayiv, Dnipropetrovsk, and Kyiv oblasts.

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