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Russian shelling of Ukraine aftermath: 5 killed, at least 40 injured

Russian shelling of Ukraine aftermath: 5 killed, at least 40 injured Russian shelling of Ukraine on January 23 killed 5 peope and wounded at least 40 (Getty Images)
Author: Liliana Oleniak

Five people were killed and at least 40 others injured in a Russian massive shelling of Ukraine on Tuesday, January 23, according to Interior Minister Igor Klymenko.

"Rescuers are inspecting the damaged buildings and dismantling the rubble. Psychologists are working on the ground. Police investigators are carefully recording crimes," he says.


Several fires broke out in the capital as a result of a missile strike - in the Sviatoshinskyi, Solomianskyi, and Pecherskyi districts. One person was killed, and there were civilians injured. Two high-rise buildings, a private house, and cars were damaged.

Kyiv region

Rescuers are working in the Bucha district. Two multi-story buildings, a private house, outbuildings, and cars were damaged. Three people were injured.

Dnipropetrovsk region

One person was killed and one injured in the attack on Pavlohrad.


Russian occupiers hit two multi-story buildings. According to preliminary reports, three people were killed and about 30 others were injured.

Russian shelling of Ukraine

Russian troops launched a massive missile attack on Ukraine on January 23. Explosions and strikes were reported in Kharkiv, Kyiv, and Pavlohrad. In particular, in Kyiv, fires broke out in parked cars, houses, and apartments, and a part of an unexploded missile was found in one of them. So far, 18 people have been reported injured. Read more about the consequences of the Russian attack in RBC-Ukraine's report.