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Russians launch rocket strike on Kramatorsk: 2 civilians killed, 5 injured

Friday, 29 July 2022, 17:31
Russians launch rocket strike on Kramatorsk: 2 civilians killed, 5 injured


On the morning of 29 July, Russian occupiers struck the city of Kramatorsk in Donetsk Oblast with a rocket, killing two civilians and injuring another five.

Source: Oleksandr Honcharenko, the Mayor of Kramatorsk, on Facebook; Pavlo Kyrylenko, Head of Donetsk Oblast Military Administration on Telegram; State Emergency Service of Ukraine on Telegram and on Facebook


Quote by Honcharenko: "Missile strike on Kramatorsk. Serious damage to homes in the residential neighbourhood of the village of Bilenke."

Quote by Kyrylenko: "Currently, we know that one person has been killed and five have been injured. Two private homes are completely destroyed, another 21 are damaged."

Details: The SES has later reported that as of 17:30, two civilians are known to have been killed in the Russian attack. The rescuers found the body of a second man who was killed while clearing away the rubble.

According to the State Emergency Service, several cars also caught fire as a result of the attack.

Two of the five people who sustained injuries in the attack are emergency services workers.

As of 17:30, rescue operation at the site of the destroyed building has been completed.

Kyrylenko urged the residents of Kramatorsk to evacuate because it is currently dangerous to remain in Donetsk Oblast.





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