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Russian missile attack on Ukraine: 34 injured, 4 killed

Russian missile attack on Ukraine: 34 injured, 4 killed 34 wounded, 4 killed due to Russian shelling of Ukraine on January 8 (Getty Images)
Author: Liliana Oleniak

The missile strike on Ukraine on January 8 wounded 34 people and killed 4 others, according to the Khmelnytskyi Regional Military Administration, the Ministry of Internal Affairs, and the Deputy Head of the Presidential Office, Oleksii Kuleba.

Ukrainians killed by Russian troops

In particular, a 62-year-old woman died during the Russian shelling of a residential building in the Lozuvata community of Kryvyi Rih district.

"Unfortunately, we already have two dead people. And this is a great loss because everything can be restored and rebuilt, except for human life," notes the Khmelnytskyi Regional Military Administration.

Also, according to the Ministry of Internal Affairs, at about 10:30 a.m., the State Emergency Service completed search and rescue operations at the site of the enemy attack in Zmiiv, Chuhuiv district.

"Rescuers pulled the body of a 63-year-old woman from the rubble of a private house," the ministry adds.

The wounded

Kuleba notes that in Novomoskovsk, 24 people were injured, five of them children.

Also in Zmiiv, rescuers rescued two men, aged 60 and 90.

"Civilian facilities have been damaged in Kharkiv. Utilities are working on the spot and the aftermath of the strike is being eliminated. Two people were injured," he says.

There are 5 more wounded in Zaporizhzhia and one wounded in Kryvyi Rih.