Death toll of Russian strike on apartment block in Dnipro reaches 40

Death toll of Russian strike on apartment block in Dnipro reaches 40
# 16 January 2023 15:32 (UTC +04:00)

The number of casualties resulting from the Russian rocket strike on a residential building in Dnipro has reached 40, with the bodies of three children retrieved from under the debris. Head of the Dnipropetrovsk Region Military Administration Valentyn Reznichenko informed in the official Telegram channel of the authority, APA reports.

During the night, rescue services retrieved the bodies of several more victims from the ruins of the house. Thirty-nine tenants have been rescued; 75 are injured, including 14 children.

“The fate of 35 more tenants remains unknown. The search and rescue operation is ongoing.”

Reznichenko also published an image of an emergency response worker among the ruins. According to him, the operation has been continuing for 40 hours already.

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THE OPERATION IS BEING PERFORMED