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Russian missile attack on Zaporizhzhia: Casualties rise

Russian missile attack on Zaporizhzhia: Casualties rise Four people were injured in a rocket attack in Zaporizhzhia (Getty Images)
Author: Liliana Oleniak

Russian missiles hit an infrastructure facility in Zaporizhzhia. Four people were injured in the attack, according to the secretary of the Zaporizhzhia City Council, Anatolii Kurtev.

As a result of the morning attack by Russians, an infrastructure facility came under fire. According to preliminary reports, four people were injured.

"Apartment buildings, an educational institution, and a commercial facility were damaged (windows were smashed, roofs were damaged). Relevant services are already working on the ground," he adds.

Photo: Anatolii Kurtev (

Russian large-scale shelling of Ukraine

On Thursday, February 15, at about 2 a.m. Kyiv time, six Tu-95 strategic bombers took off from the Olenya airfield in the Murmansk region.

At about 5 a.m., an air alert was declared in a number of regions, which later spread to the entire territory of Ukraine. The Ukrainian Air Force reported that Russians had launched Kalibr missiles from the Black Sea.

After 6 a.m., explosions were heard in Kyiv. Air defense systems in Dnipro and Zaporizhzhia were also active.

In Lviv, a missile was recorded arriving within the city limits. The blast wave smashed windows in several buildings.