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Missile attack on Dnipro: death toll rises to 21 people, 35 people are still missing

Sunday, 15 January 2023, 09:39
Missile attack on Dnipro: death toll rises to 21 people, 35 people are still missing

The authorities have reported that 21 people have been killed in a Russian attack on the city of Dnipro.

Source: Valentyn Reznichenko, Head of Dnipropetrovsk Oblast Military Administration; Mykola Lukashuk, Head of Dnipropetrovsk Oblast Council 

Quote from Reznichenko: "20 innocent lives [were] lost."

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Details: Emergency workers are continuing to clear the rubble at the site. 

The fate of dozens more people is unknown.

Updated at 9:17: Mykola Lukashuk, Oblast Council Head, has reported that the death toll has risen to 21 people.

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Quote from Lukashuk: "21 people have been killed, including a child. 73 people have been injured, including 14 children. 38 people have been rescued, including six children.

35 people are missing."

Background: 

  • The Russians hit an apartment building in the city of Dnipro with a Kh-22 missile designed to destroy aircraft carrier groups at sea.
  • The authorities have announced three days of mourning for those killed in the Russian missile strike in the city of Dnipro. 

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