The death toll of Russia’s attack on an apartment block in Ukraine’s Dnipro has increased to 21, says Mykola Lukashuk, a local official.
“A total of 21 people were killed, one of them was a child; we have 73 injured individuals, including 14 kids. Thirty-eight people have been rescued, including 6 children, and 35 people are considered missing at the moment,” he says.
UTC 12:15 The death toll has increased to 23, Suspilne cites local officials.
UTC 14:00 Ukraine’s President Zelensky says the death toll has increased to 25 people, and 73 people were injured. A total of 72 apartments have been destroyed and over 230 apartments have been damaged, he reports.
UTC 18:55 The death toll has increased to 30, as per a Dnipro regional official. A total of 75 people have been reported injured, and 30 to 40 people remain under the rubble.
The rescue operation is still ongoing, Ukraine’s Emergency Service reports.
Photo: Ukraine's State Emergency Service
Russia executed a new massive shelling of Ukraine yesterday. Explosions were reported in the Kyiv, Lviv, Vinnytsia, Mykolaiv, Odesa, Dnipro, Ivano-Frankivsk, and Khmelnytskyi regions of the country.
Ukraine’s army officials say the projectile that hit the apartment block was a Russian Kh-22 anti-ship missile.