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Russian strike on Odesa: Aftermath of attack

Russian strike on Odesa: Aftermath of attack Photo: Russians attacked Odesa with drones (Getty Images)

Russian forces attacked Odesa yesterday evening, January 25, using kamikaze drones. As a result, buildings have been damaged, and there are reports of casualties, according to the Telegram channels of the Ministry of Internal Affairs of Ukraine and the Mayor of Odesa, Hennadii Trukhanov.

According to the mayor of the city, a residential multi-story building has been damaged in the Khadzhibey district, and warehouse premises have also been burned.

One injured individual has been transported to the city hospital with burns, and he is in a moderate-to-severe condition. Another person sustained injuries during the incident.

"In the morning, municipal services will be working, and the operational headquarters will be documenting property damage and accepting applications from residents," Trukhanov noted.

Police are also documenting the consequences of the enemy attack and collecting evidence of Russia's military crime.

Russian attacks on Ukraine on January 24

The Ukrainian Air Force had previously reported that the Russian Federation launched drones of the Shahed type into Ukrainian territory in the evening.

Later, residents of Odesa reported sounds of explosions in the city. Subsequently, the head of the Odesa Regional State Administration, Oleh Kiper, stated that the Russian army had attacked Odesa with strike drones, resulting in injuries to a man. According to him, there is damage to civilian residential infrastructure.