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Rocket attack on Dnepropetrovsk region: the number of victims is 22

24 Aug, 2022
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Rocket attack on Dnepropetrovsk region: the number of victims is 22

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President of Ukraine, Volodymyr Zelensky at a meeting of the UN Security Council, announced a strike by Russian invaders on a railway station in the Dnipropetrovsk region, and at least 15 people were killed.

This was stated in his speech at a meeting of the UN Security Council, a video of which was published on the Telegram channel of the head of state.

“Just when I was going to make this appeal, I received information that a Russian missile attack on the Dnepropetrovsk region, on the railway station, right on the cars at the Chaplino station - four passenger cars are now on fire. As of now, at least 15 people and about 50 "people are injured, and rescuers are working. But, unfortunately, the number of dead may still increase," Zelensky stressed.

Chaplino

He added that "this is how Russia prepared for this meeting of the UN Security Council."

Invaders fired 5 rockets at Chaplino: 11-year-old boy died under the rubble of the house

According to Kirill Timoshenko, deputy head of the OPU, a rocket destroyed a private house in the afternoon. Under the rubble were 3 people - a woman and two children. Local residents rescued a woman and a 13-year-old boy. Rescuers pulled the body of the deceased 11-year-old from the rubble.

According to the official, the first attack damaged the outbuildings of the railway, the subsequent ones hit the railway station. The impact caused a fire in 5 passenger cars. As a result, 22 people died, and 22 were injured.

"Chaplino is our pain today. As of this minute, there are 22 dead, five of them were burned in the car, a teenager died, he was 11 years old, a Russian rocket destroyed his house," he said.

The President added that search and rescue operations at the railway station would continue.


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