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There are casualties after Russian attack on central Kramatorsk

Tuesday, 19 July 2022, 13:25
There are casualties after Russian attack on central Kramatorsk
Kramatorsk after the attack, photo from Pavel Kyrylenka's Telegram

OLENA ROSHCHINA – TUESDAY, 19 JULY 2022, 13:25

Russian troops attacked the centre of Kramatorsk on 19 July, leaving at least one person dead.

Source: Oleksandr Honcharenko, the mayor of Kramatorsk; Pavlo Kyrylenko, the head of the Donetsk Oblast Military Administration

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Quote: "Strike on central Kramatorsk. There are casualties.

Bomb disposal experts and rescue workers are working at the scene."

Details: Kyrylenko also reported "loud explosions in Kramatorsk": early reports indicate that the Russian army hit the central part of the city with missiles from the air.

Kyrylenko noted that as of 13:33, at least one civilian is known to have been killed.

Fires broke out in the residential high-rise buildings that were at the epicentre of the impact. Rescue workers from the State Emergency Service are putting out fires and providing assistance to people.

Background: In recent days, the Russian army has repeatedly struck the industrial zone of Kramatorsk.

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