OLHA KYRYLENKO, KATERYNA TYSHCHENKO — THURSDAY, 28 APRIL 2022, 23:20
Ten people were injured as a result of a Russian missile hitting an apartment building in Kyiv's Shevchenkivskyi district.
Source: Adviser to the Minister of Internal Affairs of Ukraine Anton Herashchenko in a comment to journalists at the scene, the State Emergency Service of Ukraine
Quote by State Emergency Service of Ukraine: "On 28 April at 20:13 the Kyiv Department of the State Emergency Service of Ukraine received a report of a fire in the Shevchenkivskyi district of the capital. As a result of enemy shelling, a fire broke out in a 25-storey residential building with partial destruction of the first and second floors.
At 9:25 pm, the fire was extinguished on a total area of 100 square metres. Search and rescue operations are underway.
According to preliminary data, 5 people were rescued, 10 were injured. The information is being clarified."
Details: Earlier, the adviser to the Minister of Internal Affairs Anton Herashchenko reported about 6 victims.
Herashchenko said that the rocket took off from the Black Sea region - "most likely from the territory of the Ukrainian Crimea."
Background: In the Shevchenkivskyi district of Kyiv, in the centre of the city, around 8 pm, aggressors’ missiles hit an object and a nearby residential apartment building, and so far three victims were confirmed.