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Ruins of high-rise apartment building destroyed by Russian missile in Dnipro is 90% dismantled. Child's body taken out from under rubble

17 January, 2023 Tuesday
12:04

As of 09:46 a.m. on January 17, the bodies of 41 dead and 79 injured people have been removed from the rubble of a high-rise building in Dnipro destroyed by a Russian missile attack on January 14

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This was reported by Deputy Head of the Presidential Office Kyrylo Tymoshenko.

He noted that the body of a dead child was taken out from under the rubble of the building on the fourth floor. 

On January 14, 41 people died in the Russian attack on Dnipro city, including 4 children. Also, 79 people, including 16 children, were injured. Another 39 people, including 6 children, were rescued.

This was stated by the head of the Dnipropetrovsk Regional Military Administration Valentyn Reznichenko.

"The rescue operation in Dnipro city has been going on for over 63 hours. The wreckage of the building destroyed by a Russian missile is 90% dismantled," he stressed. 

As of 07:35 on January 17, 39 people were rescued and 40 died. 79 injured, among them 16 children. There are 28 injured in hospitals and 10 of them are seriously injured. Another 25 residents of the house are still missing.

 

As of 9:00 pm, on January 16, the press service of the State Emergencies Service reported that 39 people (including 6 children) had been rescued, 40 people (including 3 children) had died, 77 people (including 14 children) had been injured, 47 reports of missing persons had been received (18 of whom were identified as dead, 4 were found alive at relatives' houses, in hospitals, 25 people are currently wanted).

It is also noted that psychologists of the State Emergencies Service provided assistance to 174 victims. Search and rescue operations and dismantling of dangerous structural elements continued, utilities removed more than 8,500 tons of debris and 41 damaged vehicles.

 
  • On January 14, Russian forces struck Dnipro city, destroying the entrance of a nine-story building. On January 15, it was known that at least 75 people were injured, 12 were in serious condition, 30 were killed, 43 people were wanted. Previously, 72 apartments were destroyed and more than 230 apartments were damaged.

  • Specialists of the Ukrainian private OSINT company Molfar have identified 44 Russian soldiers whose actions allegedly directly led to the missile attack on January 14, 2023 on a high-rise building in Dnipro.

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