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Russians hit high-rise building in Dnipro: What's known so far

Russians hit high-rise building in Dnipro: What's known so far Russian missile strikes residential building in Dnipro (

A Russian rocket struck a residential building during an air alarm today, according to Ukrainian Member of Parliament Serhii Bakumov.

"Dnipro. A state-sponsored act of terrorism resulted in a missile strike on a residential high-rise," Bakumov reported.

Emergency services are already on-site, diligently working to rescue civilians and manage the aftermath of this catastrophic attack.

Ukraine's MIA confirmed the Russian strike

The Minister of Internal Affairs of Ukraine, Ihor Klymenko, confirmed that Russians attacked a high-rise building in Dnipro today.

"As of 9:30 p.m., three people need medical help," he said.

According to him, rescuers and police officers are already working at the scene. A door-to-door inspection is currently being conducted. People are provided with the necessary assistance, the minister added.

Photos from the scene

The photo is published by the Ministry of Internal Affairs of Ukraine. It notes that the upper floors of the 12-story building were damaged as a result of the attack.

Photo: Russians attacked on a high-rise building in Dnipro (

Investigation launched

The Office of the Prosecutor General has announced that an investigation has been initiated by the Dnipropetrovsk Regional Prosecutor's Office into the violation of laws and customs of war.

The Ministry of Defense reacts to the shelling

The Deputy Minister of Defense of Ukraine, Hanna Maliar, stated that Russia has always sought to undermine the sovereignty of Ukraine, and on Statehood Day, they "couldn't resist taking action."

"Dnipro. We will survive this too. We will become even stronger. And they will not destroy our statehood with missiles. They will destroy theirs... This is the paradox of this war," she added.

Russians possibly struck with Iskander missiles

According to Serhii Lysak, the head of the Dnipropetrovsk Regional State Administration, preliminary data suggests that the Russians used Iskander ballistic missiles to attack Dnipro.

He also clarified that the multi-story building targeted by the occupiers was not yet occupied, mainly housing construction workers suffered.

Lysak emphasized that, as of now, it can be confirmed that there are no killed civilians.

Zelenskyy reacted to the attack

President of Ukraine Volodymyr Zelenskyy promptly held conversations with the Security Service of Ukraine, the Ministry of Internal Affairs, the State Emergency Service, and the military administration head.

"We will do everything to bring Russia to full punishment for aggression and terror against our people. These bastards will answer. We will do everything for justice," emphasized the President.

Regional Military Administration about the consequences

According to Serhii Lysak, the head of the Regional Military Administration, a fire broke out in the administrative building after the shelling.

"They targeted the high-rise building. They also attacked the administration building. A fire broke out there. The fire covered an area of 100 square meters. Three victims are reported as of now," he said.

The number of injured increases

Klymenko reported that 5 injured individuals have been confirmed as a result of the Russian strike on a high-rise building in Dnipro.

"The victims include four men aged between 18 and 53 years old, and a 77-year-old grandmother. All of them have received medical assistance without hospitalization," the minister wrote.

According to him, the door-to-door inspection has been completed.

What was before

Today evening, on July 28, air alarms sounded in several eastern and southern regions of Ukraine, including the Dnipropetrovsk region.

The Air Force stated that the alarm was prompted by the threat of Russian occupiers deploying ballistic weaponry.

Following the alarms, residents of Dnipro and Zaporizhzhia reported hearing loud explosions, according to the local Telegram channels.