Update: The death toll from the strike on Uman has risen to nine people, the interior ministry said.
Updated. The death toll from the strike on Uman has risen to seven people, Strana reports , citing Ukrainian Interior Minister Igor Klymenko.
Early in the morning of April 28, Russian troops launched a massive missile attack on the Dnepropetrovsk, Cherkasy and Kyiv regions.
In Uman, Cherkasy region, a rocket hit a residential building, killing six people and injuring 17 others.
In Dnipro, a rocket attack also hit a residential building. Two people died there, including a two-year-old girl, said the head of the Dnepropetrovsk regional administration, Sergei Lysak.
In the city of Ukrainka, south of Kiev, rocket fragments hit a residential building, the head of the Kiev region, Ruslan Kravchenko, said . As a result, the girl was injured.
A missile attack was also carried out on Kiev, said the head of the city military administration, Sergei Popko. According to the authorities, the Ukrainian capital was fired from strategic aircraft. 11 cruise missiles were shot down over the city, as well as two drones.
Commander-in-Chief of the Armed Forces of Ukraine Valery Zaluzhny said that in total, 21 out of 23 Kh-101 / Kh-555 cruise missiles, as well as two operational-tactical UAVs, were destroyed during the missile attack . According to him, the blow was delivered from Tu-95 bombers from the Caspian Sea.