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Rescue operations complete in Uman after Russian missile strike kills 23

by The Kyiv Independent news desk April 29, 2023 5:08 PM 1 min read
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Rescue operations are over in Uman, where an April 28 Russian missile strike on a residential building killed 23 people, including six children, according to Interior Minister Ihor Klymenko.

Nine people were wounded and a total of 17 victims were rescued from the rubble.

According to the ministry, 22 of the fatalities were recovered deceased from the collapsed building and one later died in a hospital. The children include three boys aged 1, 16 and 17 and three girls aged 8, 11 and 14.

Klymenko said that Russia attacked with an X-101 cruise missile, which struck the apartment building, collapsing an entire section and destroying 27 apartments and 33 cars.

The April 28 strike was Russia's first mass attack in nearly two months. It targeted several regions far from the battlefield. In Dnipro, the strikes killed a two-year-old and her mother.

Russia launches another mass attack on Ukraine, killing 2-year-old child
Russian forces launched yet another large-scale missile strike against Ukraine in the early hours of April 28, killing at least 19 civilians and injuring 24 more. The number of casualties is not final and will be updated.
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