Missile attack on the Uman district: one victim killed head of the Cherkasy Oblast Military Administration

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IRYNA BALACHUK – TUESDAY, 9 AUGUST 2022, 14:37

On 8 August Russians launched a missile attack on the Uman district in Cherkasy Oblast. A victim died from the injuries.

Source: Ihor Taburets, Head of the Cherkasy Oblast Military Administration, on Telegram

Quote: "Unfortunately, one of the victims died in the hospital as a result of the missile attack on the Uman district. The doctors did all they could. But didn’t manage to save – the victim received injuries that turned out to be incompatible with life".

Details: Head of the Cherkasy Oblast Military Administration added that the other victim’s condition is moderate and stable.

Background:

  • On 8 August in the morning during an air-raid siren in the Uman district the Air Defence System shot down a missile.

  • An object of civil infrastructure was damaged by the fallen remains of the missile. Two people were injured and hospitalised.

  • At the beginning of July Yevhen Korniichuk, an ambassador, reported that due to the war started by Russia, Ukraine cannot receive Jewish pilgrims on Rosh Hashanah.

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