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A mournful update from Dnipro: 36 dead and 75 injured after Russia’s Saturday missile strike

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January 16,2023 514
A mournful update from Dnipro: 36 dead and 75 injured after Russia’s Saturday missile strike

As of 10:30 a.m. today, 36 people were confirmed killed, including two children, and 75 injured, including 15 children as a result of Russia’s missile strike on an apartment building in Dnipro on Saturday, according to the National Police. Thirty-nine persons were rescued, including six children.

A few hours earlier, the head of the Dnipropetrovsk Oblast Military Administration, Valentyn Reznichenko had reported that 35 residents of the building were still unaccounted for after 40 hours of the search and rescue operation.

On Saturday, Russia launched a massive missile attack on Ukraine. One of the missiles, a Kh-22 called aircraft carrier killer, hit the nine-story apartment building in Dnipro and completely destroyed one of its sections – a total of 72 apartments. In the building’s other sections, 230 apartments were damaged.

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