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Russia strikes Dnipro with missiles: Casualties reported, five-story building ablaze

Russia strikes Dnipro with missiles: Casualties reported, five-story building ablaze Illustrative photo: the consequences of Russian missile strikes on Dnipro and the region (Getty Images)
Author: Liliana Oleniak

In Dnipro, a five-story building was partially destroyed by a Russian missile attack last night, and a fire broke out there. In Kryvyi Rih district, an infrastructure facility was damaged. The victim and the injured are known, according to the head of the Dnipropetrovsk Regional Military Administration, Serhii Lysak.


"A five-story building is on fire in Dnipro. It is partially destroyed," the Head of the Administration says.

The official notes that there may be people under the rubble of the residential building in Dnipro.

"As of now, there are six victims," he says.

Kryvyi Rih district

The Head of the DRMA also says that an infrastructure facility in Kryvyi Rih district was damaged as a result of a Russian night attack.

Synelnykove district

"There is destruction in Sinelnykivka district. A woman was killed there," says Lysak.

The official adds that more information on the consequences in the region will be released later.

Dnipro Mayor Borys Filatov says that the number of injured in the city has increased to nine people as of 6:56 a.m.

"The very center of the city!!! Civilians. There are already nine victims," he writes.

Russian combined air attack and explosions in Dnipro

Earlier it was reported that on the night of April 19, the Russian occupiers staged another combined air attack on Ukraine. First, Russia launched several groups of Shahed-type kamikaze drones. Later, the Ukrainian Air Force announced that the invaders had launched missiles.

The alarm in Ukraine was widespread. Ukrainian Air Defense Forces and assets were deployed in various regions, including the Dnipropetrovsk region. In Dnipro, a series of explosions occurred due to the Russian missile attack. It was also reported that enemy air targets were flying toward Kryvyi Rih and the area.

Russia also struck Odesa overnight.