Saturday, December 3, 2022

Official: Russia attacks Dnipropetrovsk Oblast with cluster munitions.

by The Kyiv Independent news deskNovember 9, 2022 11:27 pm
Share

Russian troops hit Dnipropetrovsk Oblast's Kryvyi Rih District with Smerch and Tornado S multiple rocket launchers, Oleksandr Vilkul, head of the Kryvyi Rih military administration, said on Nov. 9. 

As the projectiles exploded in the air, a large scattering of cluster munitions is possible, he said. Vilkul urged locals to be careful and not pick up shell fragments. 

The Convention on Cluster Munitions prohibited all use, transfer, production, and stockpiling of cluster munitions in 2008. Neither Russia nor Ukraine have joined the Convention.

The Kyiv Independent news desk
The Kyiv Independent news desk

We are here to make sure our readers get quick, essential updates about the events in Ukraine.

Independent journalism
for an independent Ukraine
Independence is an expensive currency. Both Ukraine and its journalists are paying a high price to preserve its independence. Support Ukraine's trusted journalism in its darkest hour.