Russian Missile Strike Claims Three Lives in Kyiv, Says President Zelensky

Written by Henrik Rothen

Feb.07 - 2024 10:41 AM CET

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Russian Missile Strike Claims Three Lives in Kyiv, Says President Zelensky.

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In a recent Facebook post, Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky reported a massive attack against Ukraine, marking another significant escalation in the ongoing conflict.

The president detailed that six regions were targeted in this latest assault by enemy forces, causing widespread destruction and loss of life.

According to President Zelensky, the aftermath of the attack has led to the mobilization of all Ukrainian services working tirelessly to address the consequences of what he described as an act of terror. In Mykolaiv, dozens of residential buildings have been demolished, resulting in one fatality.

The capital city, Kyiv, has seen more than ten individuals injured, with at least two confirmed deaths (Now updated to three). There are concerns that more people may be trapped under the rubble. Some infrastructure in Kyiv, including high-voltage cables, has also been damaged, with efforts underway to restore services as swiftly as possible.

In the Kharkiv region, two individuals were reported injured, with one person being rescued. Rescue operations are also ongoing in the Lviv region. President Zelensky extended his condolences to those who have lost friends and family in the attacks and vowed that Russia, which he labeled as a terrorist state, would face consequences for its actions.

The Ukrainian president expressed his gratitude towards the country's medical personnel, rescuers, and utility services for their dedication and hard work in these trying times. He also thanked everyone involved in safeguarding the state and assisting those affected by the attacks.

This latest series of attacks underscores the dire situation in Ukraine as the country continues to face aggression, highlighting the human cost of the conflict and the resilience of the Ukrainian people and their leaders in the face of adversity.

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