Death toll from Russian missile attack on Dnipro apartment building rises to 40
As of 1:00 pm on January 16, the bodies of 40 killed were pulled out from under the rubble of a Dnipro high-rise residential building destroyed by a Russian missile attack on January 14
This was reported by the press service of Ukraine's State Emergency Service.
“As of 1:00 pm on January 16, 39 people (including 6 children) were rescued, and 40 people were killed, including 3 children,” the report said.
“75 people were injured (including 14 children), and 46 reports of missing persons were received (of which the whereabouts of 12 people have been established),” the rescuers added.
Rescue and search operations continue.
As of 11:00 am, the head of Ukraine's National Police, Ihor Klymenko, reported 36 killed, including 2 children.
As of 9:10 am on Monday, it was known that 35 residents of the building had been killed, two of whom were children.
The head of the Dnipropetrovsk Regional Military Administration, Valentyn Reznichenko, reported this.
By the morning of Monday, January 16, it is known that the enemy attack took the lives of 35 residents of the building. Two children are among them.
According to him, 39 people were rescued, and 75 were injured. Among the injured are 14 children.
“The fate of 35 residents of the building is unknown. The search for people under the rubble continues,” Reznichenko added.
As of 08:00, Ukraine's State Emergency Service clarified that on January 16, 39 people were rescued (including 6 children), 75 people were injured (including 14 children), and 46 reports were received about missing persons (of which the whereabouts of 11 people have been established, and the fate of 35 more is being clarified).
On January 15, at 3:32 pm, a fire in the rubble on a total area of 70 square meters was extinguished. 14 tents have been set up for heating and feeding the victims, issuing clothes and basic necessities, as well as ensuring the work of management bodies.
Psychologists of the State Emergency Service provided assistance to 98 victims. Search and rescue operations and dismantling of dangerous structural elements are ongoing. A total of 577 people and 103 units of equipment were involved in the work.
On Saturday, January 14, the Russian forces attacked the Dnipro city, as a result of which a part of a nine-story apartment building was destroyed. As of the evening of January 15, it was known that at least 75 people were injured, 12 were in serious condition, 30 were killed, and 43 people were missing. Previously, 72 apartments were destroyed and more than 230 apartments were damaged.