Video shows aftermath of Russian missile attack on Chaplyne train station

26 August, 11:30 AM
Consequences of Russian missile strikes on Chaplyna village in Dnipropetrovsk region, August 25, 2022 (Photo:Suspilne Novyny / Telegram)

Consequences of Russian missile strikes on Chaplyna village in Dnipropetrovsk region, August 25, 2022 (Photo:Suspilne Novyny / Telegram)

Ukrainian public broadcaster Suspilne has released a video showing aftermath of a Russian missile attack on a train station in e town of Chaplyne in Dnipropetrovsk Oblast on Aug. 24.

The video shows the wreckage of a passenger train that caught fire after the shelling.

Russian forces struck Chaplyne on Aug. 24, on the 31st anniversary of Ukraine’s independence.

The Russian missiles hit a private house, as well as rail infrastructure – specifically, the station itself. The resulting explosion cause several carriages of a passenger train nearby to catch fire, along with a number of parked cars.

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According to the latest data, 25 people, including two children, were killed. Thirty-one people were injured.

An 11-year-old boy was killed by being crushed under the rubble of a house, while another 6-year-old child died in a car fire near the railway station.

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