Russians hit invincibility point in Kostyantynivka with S-300 missile, kill five civilians
The prosecutors’ message said a missile from an S-300 air defense system, used in ballistic ground-to-ground mode, hit a Point of Invincibility– a place where Ukrainians can obtain warmth, power, water and Internet and phone connections if services are disrupted.
Another missile fell nearby, the message reads.
The bodies of three women were found under the rubble. They had already fled the war from Bakhmut, Chasiv Yar and Opynte in Pokrovsky District in Donetsk Oblast. The bodies of another two men were recovered later.
Two more persons were injured.
The police have arrived at the scene of the missile strike
The situation in Donetsk Oblast remains the worst in the country. The Ukrainian military is holding back an offensive by invading Russian forces near Bakhmut, preventing them from advancing forward. The Kostyantynivka highway leading into Bakhmut – a crucial supply line – remains under Ukrainian control.
Read also: Ukraine to regain control over Donetsk by year-end, says military expert
Earlier, on March 16, Russian troops attacked Kostyantynivka with Uragan multiple rocket launchers, injuring six people, including an international volunteer.
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