Russian missile attack on residential building in Ukraine, 19 killed 30 injured

On Friday, a Russian missile destroyed a nine-storey building in Odessa, located on the Black Sea coast in Ukraine. According to Reuters, at least 14 people were killed and 30 were injured. The Ministry of Emergencies of Ukraine gave this information. The missile hit the building at around 1 am, due to which a nearby store building caught fire. Sherhi Bratchuk, spokesman for the Odessa regional administration, told Ukrainian state TV that rescue operations were underway and that some people were buried under the rubble of the building.

A few days before this, on June 28, Russia attacked a shopping mall in the Ukrainian city of Kremenchuk with a missile. 16 people died in the attack. At the same time 59 people were injured. This information was given by the head of the Emergency Service of Ukraine. Sergei Kruk told on Telegram that so far we know of 16 dead and 59 injured, 25 of them are hospitalized. After this attack, there was a huge fire in the mall.

The city’s mayor, Vitaly Maletsky, wrote on Facebook that “a missile struck a very crowded area on Kremenchuk”. Ukraine’s Foreign Minister Dmitry Kuleba called on Kyiv allies to supply more heavy weapons and impose new sanctions on Russia.

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