Missile hits multi-storey building in Kyiv, people trapped under rubble

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ROMAN PETRENKO - SUNDAY, 26 JUNE 2022, 08:31

A missile hit a 9-storey residential building in Kyiv on the morning of 26 June, leaving casualties and people trapped under the rubble.

Source: State Emergency Service; Mayor Vitalii Klychko

Quote from Klychko: "There are people trapped under the rubble.

Some residents have been evacuated, and two of the injured have been taken to hospital."

Details: Klychko said that people's voices can be heard under the rubble and they are trying to get them out.

According to the mayor, a seven-year-old girl was rescued from the rubble, and her mother is being rescued.

The fire was reported at 06:29.

Upon arrival, rescuers established that Russian shelling had caused a fire in a 9-storey apartment building with partial destruction of floors 7, 8 and 9.

For reference: The rocket hit the same house it hit on 28 April, when civilians were killed.

Background: Russian forces struck the capital on the morning of 26 June. Air defence was active in the oblast, with one missile shot down.

 

PHOTO  - SERGIY LESCHENKO TELEGRAM