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Vinnytsia missile strike: death toll rises to 24

Saturday, 16 July 2022, 10:41
Vinnytsia missile strike: death toll rises to 24

IRYNA BALACHUK – SATURDAY, 16 JULY 2022, 10:41

The death toll of the Russian missile strike on Vinnytsia on 14 July has risen to 24. One of the women who had sustained injuries died in the hospital where she was being treated.

Source: Serhii Borzov, head of the Vinnytsia Oblast Military Administration, on Telegram

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Quote from Borzov: "24 people killed…Unfortunately, another woman died in the hospital today; she had burns to 85% of her body."

Details: The head of the Vinnytsia Oblast Military Administration said that 68 civilians who had sustained injuries in the attack, including four children, are currently being treated.

Four people remain missing.

Earlier:

  • On the morning of 14 July, Russian missiles struck the centre of Vinnytsia, causing several fires to break out. According to different sources, there were between two and four explosions.
  • Serhii Borzov, head of the Vinnytsia Oblast Military Administration, said that Ukrainian air defence struck down another four Russian missiles in the skies over Vinnytsia Oblast.
  • The Office of the President of Ukraine said that Russia used Calibre missiles launched from a submarine in the waters of the Black Sea to carry out the attack.
  • Volodymyr Zelenskyy, President of Ukraine, called the missile strike on Vinnytsia a terrorist act.

Margarita Simonyan, a Russian propagandist, referring to the Ministry of Defence of Russia, claimed that the missile attack on Vinnytsia was launched on a "nationalists’ accommodation point."

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