Death toll from Russian strike on Dnipro rises to 45 as search and rescue operations have been completed
On January 17, search and rescue operations in the rubble of an apartment building ended in Dnipro, 39 people were rescued, including 6 children. In total, 45 people died in Saturday’s Russian attack, including 6 children, 79 people were injured with 16 children among them
Valentyn Reznichenko, head of the Dnipro Regional Military Administration, reported on the situation.
"According to updated information, the Russian missile killed 45 people, including 6 children," the statement reads.
Earlier, Ukraine’s State Emergencies Service reported 44 dead.
This was reported by the State emergency services.
"At 13:00 on January 17, search and rescue operations in Dnipro at the site of the missile attack were completed. 39 people were rescued, including 6 children, 44 people were killed, including 5 children, 79 people were injured, including 16 children," the statement reads.
The head of the Dnipro Regional Administration Valentyn Reznichenko said that the youngest of the dead children was under one year old.
In total, the rescue operation lasted 69 hours.
- On Saturday, January 14, Russian forces struck at Dnipro, destroying the entrance of a nine-story building.
- Specialists of the Ukrainian private OSINT-company Molfar have identified 44 Russians, whose actions probably directly led to the missile attack on the high-rise building in Dnipro.
- As of 11:00 a.m. on January 17, the bodies of 44 dead people and 79 injured were pulled out from under the rubble of a high-rise building in Dnipro destroyed by a Russian enemy missile attack on January 14.