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Death toll in Kryvyi Rih rises to 5

Wednesday, 13 March 2024, 14:22
Death toll in Kryvyi Rih rises to 5
Photo: Serhii Lysak, Head of Dnipropetrovsk Oblast Military Administration, on Telegram

The death toll following the Russian missile attack on Kryvyi Rih, Dnipropetrovsk Oblast, on 12 March has risen to five, as the body of a man was found under the rubble.

Source: Oleksandr Vilkul, Head of Kryvyi Rih Defence Council, on Telegram

Quote from Vilkul: "Unfortunately, there's the fifth fatality in yesterday's missile attack. A man was found during the dismantling of the rubble on one of the floors."


Details: Vilkul expressed condolences to the man’s family.


  • On 12 March, the Russians fired a Kh-59 air-launched missile on Kryvyi Rih, Dnipropetrovsk Oblast. Missile debris landed on a high-rise building, causing a fire. Initial reports indicated that three people had been killed and over 40 injured.
  • Later, it was reported that a wounded woman died in the hospital, bringing the death toll from the Russian missile strike to four people.
  • Ukraine's National Police released a video showing the first minutes of rescue efforts after a Russian strike on the town of Kryvyi Rih.

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