Uman high-rise death toll rises to six, 17 injured from Russian strike

28 April, 11:55 AM
Consequences of a rocket hitting a residential building in Uman (Photo:Нацполіція)

Consequences of a rocket hitting a residential building in Uman (Photo:Нацполіція)

The death toll in the deadly Russian missile strike on civilian high-rises in Uman, Cherkasy Oblast this morning has risen to six, with at least 17 injured.

This was confirmed by Interior Minister Ihor Klymenko and Head of the Cherkasy Regional State Administration Ihor Taburets reported on their social media accounts on April 28.

Three of the deceased were recovered from the rubble, and another died later in hospital, said Klymenko.

Taburets announced later that as of 9:00 am, the death toll had risen to six. Nine people were hospitalized, and three children were rescued.

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Search and rescue operations are ongoing.

About 10 residential multi-story buildings were damaged in the Uman attack, said President Volodymyr Zelenskyy on Telegram.

Early on the morning of April 28, Russia carried out a massive missile strike on Ukraine. The air defense forces destroyed 21 out of 23 missiles, including 11 near Kyiv. Two drones were also shot down.

The Russians also targeted Dnipro, killing a three-year-old girl and a 31-year-old woman.

In Kyiv Oblast, fragments of a Russian missile hit a high-rise building in Ukrayinka, sending a 13-year-old girl to the Okhmatdyt Hospital.

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