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Update: 17 killed in Russian missile strike on Uman

by The Kyiv Independent news desk April 28, 2023 2:50 PM 1 min read
The aftermath of a Russian missile strike on an apartment building in Uman, Cherkasy Oblast, on April 28, 2023. (Interior Ministry/Telegram)
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As of 2:47 p.m. local time, 17 people are known to be killed in Russia's April 28 missile strike on Uman, Cherkasy Oblast, reported Governor Ihor Taburets.

Earlier, Ukraine's State Emergency Service said three children were killed in the attack. Eighteen people were injured, nine of whom were hospitalized, according to the report.

Seventeen people were rescued from the rubble, including three children, and one body fragment was retrieved, the emergency service wrote.

The number of casualties is constantly updated as the rescue operation is ongoing.

Russia hit a 9-story apartment building in Uman in the early hours of April 28 during its mass missile strike against Ukraine.

The attack partially destroyed the three upper floors of the building within one block and caused large fires, according to the first responders.

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 16 civilians and injuring 23 more. The number of casualties is not final and will be updated.
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