on the early hours of Tuesday, a missile attack on the city of Kryvyi Rih in the Dnipropetrovsk area of southeast Ukraine caused at least three fatalities and 25 injuries.
In the attack in Kryvyi Rih, “civilian objects were damaged,” including “a mutilated five-story building,” the governor Serhii Lysak claimed on Telegram.
“Preliminary reports state that three of its occupants perished away. 19 of the 25 injured persons are being treated in hospitals, he continued.
According to Lysak, the building’s first through fifth-floor apartments are on fire. The fire has a total area of 700 square metres (7,534 square feet) and is being aggressively put out by on-site firefighters.
Volodymyr Zelenskyy, the president of Ukraine, responded to the incident in a Telegram message by declaring that Russia would never be pardoned and that it “will be held accountable for every missile they launch.”
Sadly, there are casualties and injuries. In Kryvyi Rih, the rescue effort is still in progress. My sympathies go out to everyone who has lost a loved one, Zelenskyy added.
According to the most recent UN statistics, since the ongoing Russia-Ukraine conflict began in February 2022, more than 8,900 civilians have died and more than 15,400 have been injured.