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UPDATED: Russia’s morning attack on Dnipropetrovsk Oblast kills 1, injures 31, including 4 children

by Dinara Khalilova and The Kyiv Independent news desk January 8, 2024 9:53 AM 2 min read
The aftermath of Russia's missile strike on Dnipropetrovsk Oblast early on Jan. 8, 2023. (Serhii Lysak/Telegram)
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Editor's note: This news article initially said that Russia's morning attack on Dnipropetrovsk Oblast had injured 25 people, including five children, on Jan. 8. The number of casualties was changed after regional authorities issued an update.

Russian forces struck Kryvyi Rih and Novomoskovsk in Dnipropetrovsk Oblast early on Jan. 8, killing one person and wounding 31 more, including four children, the regional governor Serhii Lysak reported.

In Kryvyi Rih, Russia’s missile attack damaged a shopping mall and more than 20 houses, Lysak said on Telegram.

The attack also hit the Lozuvatka community near Kryvyi Rih, killing a 62-year-old woman and destroying a house, according to Lysak.

A total of four people were reportedly injured in the city of Kryvyi Rih and its district, according to Lysak's latest update published at 12:18 p.m. local time.

Three administrative buildings, two gas stations, a five-story building, and a car were damaged when Russia struck Novomoskovsk on the northern outskirts of Dnipro, the oblast governor said.

As of 12:18 p.m., 27 people are known to have been injured, including four children, according to Lysak.

Russia unleashed multiple cruise and ballistic missiles at Ukraine on the morning of Jan. 8, killing four people and injuring over 30, Ukrainian authorities reported.

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