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Russian missile strike on Kramatorsk: 25 wounded

Thursday, 5 May 2022, 07:36
Russian missile strike on Kramatorsk: 25 wounded

Olena Roshchina – Thursday, 5 May 2022, 07:36

On the night of 4-5 May, Russian troops launched a missile strike on a residential neighbourhood and the city centre in Kramatorsk, Donetsk Region, injuring 25 civilians, 6 of whom needed medical attention in hospital.

Source: Oleksand Honcharenko, Mayor of Kramatorsk

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Quote from Honcharenko: "Another missile strike on Kramatorsk. A cruel strike, at night, on residential neighbourhoods and the city centre.

At least 3 five-storey [apartment] buildings, a school, and a kindergarten were seriously damaged.

Preliminarily, [we know of] 6 injured. Information about casualties and destruction is being confirmed."

Update: Pavlo Kyrylenko, Head of Donetsk Regional Military Administration, reported that "At least 25 civilians were injured in the Russian aircraft missile strike by the Russians on Kramatorsk tonight. 6 of the injured need medical attention in hospital."

According to information from Kyrylenko, the missiles damaged 9 residential buildings, a school, and numerous civilian infrastructure facilities.

Quote from Kyrylenko: "Unable to fight the Ukrainian army, Russians are fighting our civilians. This is yet another war crime committed by the Russian army on our soil. We are recording everything in detail. No-one will be able to evade punishment!"

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