Zelenskyy says Russia will answer for massive missile attack on city of Zaporizhzhiya

9 October 2022, 01:39 PM
On the night of October 9, occupying Russian troops launched a rocket attack on high-rise buildings and private houses in Zaporozhye (Photo:Kyrylo Tymoshenko/Telegram)

On the night of October 9, occupying Russian troops launched a rocket attack on high-rise buildings and private houses in Zaporozhye (Photo:Kyrylo Tymoshenko/Telegram)

Russia will be held to account for the massive missileattack it carried out on residential buildings in the city of Zaporizhzhya in the early hours of Oct. 9, President Volodymyr Zelenskyy has written in a post on his Facebook page.

“Zaporizhzhya again,” Zelenskyy wrote.

“Once again merciless strikes on civilians. In residential buildings, right in the middle of the night … Absolutely senseless. Absolute evil. Inhuman people, and terrorists. From the one who gave this order, to all those who carried out this order – they will answer for this. Definitely. They will answer to the law and to the people.”

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He published photos and videos of the aftermath of the Russian attack on civilians in Zaporizhzhya, the latest in a serious of such attacks by the Russians in recent days.

Russia launched two missile attacks on the city of Zaporizhzhya overnight on Oct. 9. According to preliminary data, the invaders fired at least 12 rockets into the city, mainly at high-rise buildings and private houses.

At least 12 people were killed and 49 were hospitalized, including six children, as a result of the missile strikes.

Over the past few days, the enemy has been regularly attacking Zaporizhzhya, including residential buildings and civilian infrastructure. As a result of an attack on Oct. 6, 18 people were killed. On Sept. 30, as a result of the attack on a column of civilian cars, 31 people were killed.

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