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Destroyed entryway, voices under rubble: Report from ruined building in Kyiv

Destroyed entryway, voices under rubble: Report from ruined building in Kyiv Photo: Russians destroyed the entrance of a five-story building in Kyiv (Vitalii Nosach, RBC-Ukraine)

In Kyiv's Shevchenkivskyi district, an entire entranceway of a residential building was destroyed in today's massive rocket attack. All services are working at the scene, clearing the rubble and helping people.

RBC-Ukraine is reporting from the scene.

Mayor Vitali Klitschko reported that the five-story building was hit. According to him, one entrance was destroyed, while several were severely damaged.

Rescuers are now working and hear the voices of those who are under the rubble.

"Shevchenkivskyi district. Syrets. We see another hit to a residential building, about 17 apartments. Rescuers are working now. We hear voices, people are under the rubble. We are doing everything to save people as quickly as possible. We are also working in this area of Kyiv," Klitschko said.

In total, the death toll from the Russian attack on Kyiv has risen to 15. As of 2:00 p.m., 37 people have been reported injured.

Russians launched a massive combined attack on Kyiv today. More than 40 missiles were fired in total. Kyiv, Dnipro, Kryvyi Rih, Sloviansk, and Kramatorsk came under attack. Residential buildings, infrastructure, and hospitals were damaged.

In the capital, the Russian military hit the leading children's hospital Okhmatdyt with a Kh-101 missile. The building was completely destroyed. Medical staff and children are among the wounded. There are confirmed deaths. RBC-Ukraine published video and photos of the aftermath in a separate report.

There are consequences in the Solomianskyi, Dniprovskyi, Darnytskyi, Sviatoshynskyi, Desnianskyi, Shevchenkivskyi, and Holosiivskyi districts of the capital. Later the Russians struck the city again. The building of a medical center in the Dniprovskyi district was partially destroyed by falling debris. There are dead and injured.

Read more about the combined attack on Ukrainian cities in RBC-Ukraine coverage.