Russian troops attacked a residential area in Zaporozhye in southeastern Ukraine; there are dead and wounded, Anatoly Kurtiev from the local authorities said on Wednesday. Three people were killed.
Russian troops attacked a residential area in Zaporozhye in southeastern Ukraine; there are dead and wounded, Anatoly Kurtiev from the local authorities said on Wednesday.
Two people were killed and seven injured in Wednesday's rocket attack by the Russian army on the city of Zaporizhia, Ukrainian authorities said. Earlier, three people were reported dead.
Earlier, the media reported that an explosion was heard in the city and an anti-aircraft alert was announced.
Zelensky also announced retaliation for the attack. As he stressed, the Ukrainian defenders will respond to the Russian troops through actions at the front.
"I express my condolences to the families of the victims," President of Ukraine Volodymyr Zelensky wrote on Telegram. He added that the rescue operation is underway and all victims will be provided with help. "This war crime of Russia will also be punished," stressed Volodymyr Zelensky. He added that "the answers to Russian terrorists will be given on the front line by our heroic soldiers."
Fortunately, one person was revived. Doctors were helped on the spot by police paramedics, Interior Minister Ihor Klymenko informed on Telegram.
As a result of the Russian attack on Zaporozhye, the church was destroyed, houses and shops damaged.
"Russian troops attacked the church of St. st. of the apostles Peter and Paul belonging to the Orthodox Church of Ukraine" - said Yermak.
"The type of missile used by the Russian military is being determined, but most likely it was an Iskander" - he added.