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Russian attack on high-rise building in Kyiv: Aftermath footage revealed

Russian attack on high-rise building in Kyiv: Aftermath footage revealed A high-rise building caught fire in Holosiivskyi district due to falling debris (Vitalii Nosach, RBC-Ukraine).
Author: Liliana Oleniak

An 18-storey building caught fire in Kyiv's Holosiivskyi district due to falling debris. More than ten residents of the building were injured, there are killed, and others may still be trapped under the rubble.

The most significant consequences of the massive attack this time were recorded in the Holosiivskyi district of Kyiv. There, a high-rise building caught fire on several floors due to falling debris. Black, thick smoke billowed from the site

"The building is on fire from the 10th to the 15th floors. There may be victims under the rubble," says Mykhailo Shamanov, a spokesperson for the Kyiv City Military Administration.

According to the latest data, 52 people were evacuated from the apartment building where the fire broke out, and 8 of them were rescued. Another 12 people were injured. The State Emergency Service crews continue to work at the scene.

Photo: RBC-Ukraine
In the same area, a two-story service station building on an area of about 800 square meters was on fire. As a result, about 40 cars were burned or damaged.

In total, 14 people in the capital were injured by the Russian missile strike. Two people have been reported dead. But the data is constantly being updated.

RBC-Ukraine has already visited the site of the shelling on the left bank of Kyiv, where a huge crater has formed and there is a power outage due to damage to high-voltage lines. See the footage in the report.

Russian shelling of Kyiv

Today, the Russian army massively attacked Ukraine using cruise missiles and ballistic missiles. About 20 enemy targets were shot down over Kyiv and the air defense area alone. After a series of explosions, it became known that there were consequences in several districts of the capital due to the debris. The number of casualties is also steadily increasing, and President of Ukraine Volodymyr Zelenskyy reported 2 casualties in the capital. Later, this number increased to 3.

Read more about the consequences of the Russian attack on different cities of Ukraine in RBC-Ukraine's report.