Russian missiles hit 3 Ukrainian cities, killing 1, injuring at least 28

Russian missiles hit 3 Ukrainian cities, killing 1, injuring at least 28
# 08 September 2023 11:44 (UTC +04:00)

Russian troops launched missile attacks against the cities of Kryvvi Rih, Zaporizhzhia, and Sumy on the morning of Sept. 8, killing one person and wounding at least 28 people, APA reports citing The Kyiv Independent.

Russia hit a police station in Dnipropetrovsk Oblast’s Kryvvi Rih, damaging nearby residential buildings as well, Interior Minister Ihor Klymenko reported.

One police officer has been confirmed killed, and 25 more people injured, including six police employees, as of 10 a.m. local time, according to Klymenko.

According to Oleksandr Vilkul, head of the city military administration, the administrative building where the police were stationed also hosted several offices, including his foundation, "Ukrainian perspective."

In northeastern Sumy, a Russian missile hit a two-story apartment building, causing a large-scale fire and damaging over 20 houses and eight vehicles, the State Emergency Service’s regional department reported.

Two injured people have been rescued from the rubble as first responders continue working on the spot, according to the report.

The morning attack injured another man in Zaporizhzhia, southern Ukraine, according to preliminary information published by the city's acting mayor, Anatolii Kurtiev.

The blast wave shattered windows in several high-rises and educational institutions, Kurtiev said on Telegram.