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Attack on Vinnytsia: rescuers search for 42 people with whom contact has been lost

Thursday, 14 July 2022, 16:14
Attack on Vinnytsia: rescuers search for 42 people with whom contact has been lost

Rescuers are looking for 42 people with whom contact had been lost after Russia’s strike on Vinnytsia on 14 July. 

Source: The State Emergency Service of Ukraine on Facebook

Quote from the State Emergency Service: "The search for 42 people with whom there is no contact is ongoing."


Details: The State Emergency Service noted that as of 15:55, 21 people (including three children) were killed as a result of the Russian attack, 52 more people (including 3 children) were hospitalised – 34 of them are in serious condition.

A total of 115 victims have sought help in medical facilities.

Russian missiles damaged 55 buildings and 40 cars.

Pyrotechnicians, dog handlers, and psychologists of the State Emergency Service work at the scene of the strike.



  • On 14 July at 11:00 the Russian forces launched a missile attack on the centre of Vinnytsia, resulting in fires. According to various sources, there were from 2 to 4 explosions.
  • According to Serhii Borzov, the head of the Vinnytsia State Administration, 4 more missiles were shot down by Ukrainian air defence forces over the region.
  • The Office of the President reported that the attack on Vinnytsia was carried out by the Russians with Calibre missiles, which were fired from a submarine in the Black Sea.
  • Volodymyr Zelenskyy, the President of Ukraine, has called this strike a terrorist attack.
  • Russian propagandist Margarita Simonyan, referring to the Ministry of Defence of the Russian Federation, claims that the missile attack on Vinnytsia, which killed 20 civilians, was allegedly carried out on a "nationalists’ accommodation point."