NewsRussian missile strikes terrorize Zaporizhzhia: 4 dead, 23 injured

Russian missile strikes terrorize Zaporizhzhia: 4 dead, 23 injured

Restless night in Zaporizhzhia. "The enemy terrorized the residents"
Restless night in Zaporizhzhia. "The enemy terrorized the residents"
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5:28 AM EDT, April 6, 2024

As a result of Russian missile attacks in the Zaporizhzhia region over the last day, 4 people were killed and 23 were injured, reported Ivan Fedorov, the head of the regional authorities, on Saturday morning via Telegram. He added that Russian forces launched at least 5 missiles at Zaporizhzhia.

Fedorov described the situation in Zaporizhzhia as residents being terrorized by the Russian armed forces. "For the past two days, the enemy has terrorized the residents of Zaporizhzhia with missile attacks. (...) Four people died - two men and two women. Two of them succumbed to their injuries in the hospital," wrote the head of the Zaporizhzhia regional authorities.

He further emphasized that among the 23 injured, eight, including two children aged 9 and 17, have been hospitalized, with four of them in critical condition.

40 buildings were destroyed

Additionally, Fedorov stated that the attacks have preliminarily damaged more than 40 buildings. These include 24 private homes, nine multi-story buildings, a dormitory, and a kindergarten.

Earlier, Fedorov reported, "During the day, the occupiers launched 260 strikes across 8 localities in the Zaporizhzhia region." He mentioned that "46 drones of various types targeted Huliaipole, Levadne, Robotyne, Mala Tokmachka, Malynivka, and Novoandriivka." He noted that alongside the airstrikes, there were 199 artillery attacks on these areas.

During a nighttime drone attack, the air defense forces successfully destroyed 3 Shahed-131/136 drones heading towards Zaporizhzhia.

Six victims in Kharkiv

There were also reports of explosions in Kharkiv earlier. Six people lost their lives in the shelling of Kharkiv. The attacks damaged multi-story residential buildings, dormitories, administrative buildings, a gas station, and cars.

Specialized services are actively working at the affected sites. Police are documenting additional crimes committed by the Russian military.

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