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Russian strike on Kyiv aftermath: 10 injured so far, clearing rubble continues

Russian strike on Kyiv aftermath: 10 injured so far, clearing rubble continues Photo: 10 people have been injured in Kyiv after a ballistic missile attack on March 25 (Vitalii Nosach, RBC-Ukraine).
Author: Liliana Oleniak

On March 25, 10 people were injured in a Russian ballistic attack on Kyiv. Kyiv Mayor Vitali Klitschko says that the rubble is being cleared.

"There are already 10 victims in the Pecherskyi district of the capital. Two of them were hospitalized," he says.

According to Klitschko, one victim remains in the hospital, while the other, a 16-year-old girl, has already been discharged.

"The other victims were treated on the spot. Rescuers continue to dismantle the rubble of the destroyed building," the mayor states.

Russian missile attack on Kyiv

At about 10:30 a.m. on March 25, an air alert was declared in some regions of Ukraine, including Kyiv and the region. The Ukrainian Air Force warned of a ballistic missile threat. Almost immediately, explosions were heard in Kyiv.

Russian rocket debris fell in several districts of the capital. In particular, a multi-story building in the Pechersk district was damaged as a result of the missile attack. Initially, two people were reported injured. Then the number of wounded began to grow. It is now known that five of the 10 victims had an acute stress reaction.

Russia attacked Kyiv with two ballistic missiles launched from the territory of the temporarily occupied Crimea. They were shot down. This was Russia's third strike on the capital in the last five days. Read more about the consequences of the Russian attack in RBC-Ukraine's report.