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UPDATED: 3 killed, 8 injured in Russian attack on industrial facility in Zaporizhzhia

by Martin Fornusek and Dinara Khalilova April 8, 2024 3:04 PM 1 min read
The industrial facility destroyed by Russia's missile attack on Zaporizhzhia, Ukraine, on April 8, 2024. (Prosecutor General's Office/Telegram)
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Editor's note: This is a developing story and is being updated.

A Russian missile attack on an industrial facility in the city of Zaporizhzhia killed three people and wounded eight more on April 8, Governor Ivan Fedorov reported.

According to preliminary data published by Fedorov, 14 buildings were damaged in the attack, including seven apartment buildings, a medical facility and a cultural institution.

The missile strike took place at around 12:30 p.m. local time, the Prosecutor General's Office wrote.

Zaporizhzhia, a city with a population of around 710,000, lies in Ukraine's southeast. Zaporizhzhia is subjected to regular Russian attacks due to its proximity to the front line.

The city came under a heavy attack on April 5, resulting in four people killed and over 20 injured.

Overnight on April 6, renewed missile attacks damaged industrial enterprises and a humanitarian assistance center.

Update: 4 killed, 23 injured in Russian April 5 attacks on Zaporizhzhia
The victims who were killed included two men and two women. Two of them died in the hospital, Governor Ivan Fedorov said.
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