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Russian strike on residential building injures at least 12 in Pokrovsk

by The Kyiv Independent news desk February 15, 2023 1:06 PM 1 min read
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Editor's Note: This news article was updated to include the latest number of casualties and clarified data on the weapons used in the attack.

A Russian strike hit an apartment building in the city of Pokrovsk, Donetsk Oblast, on Feb. 15, Pavlo Kyrylenko, the governor of Donetsk Oblast, reported.

As of 1 p.m., at least 12 people were injured, the official said, and two more remained under the rubble. The rescue operation is underway, according to Kyrylenko.

Russian forces used the Smerch multiple launch rocket system (MLRS) to strike at the building, the governor said.

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