Russians destroy boarding school in Zaporizhzhia with 5 missiles

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KATERYNA TYSHCHENKO –  SATURDAY, 27 AUGUST 2022, 21:47

As a result of a Russian rocket attack on Saturday night, a boarding school in Zaporizhzhia was almost completely destroyed.

Source: Zaporizhzhia Oblast Military Administration; Oleksandr Starukh, Head of Military Administration; on Telegram

Quote from Starukh: "Five large missiles struck the territory and destroyed the educational institution almost completely."

Details: As Zaporizhzhia Oblast Military Administration reports, the shelling took place around 02:00.

The educational buildings of the boarding school were damaged. Some of them cannot be restored at all. Classrooms were destroyed and most of the windows were broken due to powerful explosions.

Before the start of hostilities, about 200 children from all over Zaporizhzhia Oblast were studying in this school.

According to Starukh, there were no students in the boarding school at the time of the strike; the security and management were not injured.

Background: On Saturday morning, Starukh reported that during the night, the Russian forces carried out new attacks on the city of Zaporizhzhia and the Zaporizhzhia district; the occupiers struck infrastructure facilities in the Shevchenkivskyi neighbourhood of the city, as well as an area near the city.

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