Saturdays Donetsk Oblast attack: 4 Iskander missiles hit dormitory in Chasiv Yar State Emergency Service

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On the evening of Saturday, 9 July, Russian occupying forces used an Iskander mobile short range ballistic missile system to launch missiles on a civilian dormitory in the city of Chasiv Yar, in Donetsk Oblast.

Source: Joint Forces Task Force on Facebook, citing Viacheslav Boitsov, First Deputy of the Chief Directorate of the State Emergency Service of Ukraine in Donetsk Oblast

Quote from Boitsov: "The attack took place at around 21:17 yesterday [on 9 July - ed.]. There were likely four missiles. According to the experts’ preliminary evaluations, they were the Iskander missiles.

The building that was attacked by the Russian occupiers is a dormitory; there were civilians there. There are no military facilities nearby."


Details: Boitsov admitted that the number of people who might remain trapped under the rubble is currently unknown.

The Joint Forces Task Force reports that a mother with her nine-year-old child remain trapped under the debris.

Earlier: The latest State Emergency Service report stated that 15 people were killed in the Russian missile attack on the five-storey building in the city of Chasiv Yar in Donetsk Oblast. Six people were injured. Earlier, Pavlo Kyrylenko, the head of the Donetsk Oblast Military Administration, said that 24 people might still be trapped under the rubble of the building.