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Update: 16 injured in Russian April 8 attack on Poltava Oblast

by Martin Fornusek April 9, 2024 1:54 PM 1 min read
First responders on the site of a Russian missile attack on Poltava Oblast on April 8, 2024. (State Emergency Service)
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The number of injured following a Russian missile attack against Poltava Oblast on April 8 has risen to 16, including four children aged between five and 11, Governor Filip Pronin said on April 9.

The governor previously reported that one person was killed in the attack that hit a two-story apartment building and damaged several others.

Multiple people have been hospitalized with injuries, one of whom is in serious condition, according to Pronin.

Over 9,000 households and 120 companies in the Poltava and Shcherbani communities have been temporarily left without power supply overnight, the governor noted.

Energy workers have reportedly restored power supplies in all the settlements except for the partially destroyed building.

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