Kyiv (Daily Pakistan Online) The death toll from the Russian missile attack in the Ukrainian city of Dnipro rose to 40 on Monday, dozens of people are still missing. It is the deadliest civilian attack in a three-month campaign by Moscow to fire missiles at outlying cities.
Ukrainian officials admitted there was little hope of anyone else being found alive in the wreckage of Saturday’s attack in Dnipro, but President Volodymyr Zelenskiy said rescue efforts in the central Ukrainian city were ‘while Until there is even a slight hope of saving lives’ will continue. “Dozens of people were rescued from the wreckage, including six children,” he said in his televised address. We are fighting for everyone.’
Moscow has denied deliberately targeting civilians in a campaign of airstrikes since October and says the incident in Dnipro was caused by Ukraine’s air defenses. Kaif says he has no way to shoot down an anti-ship missile. An apartment building in Dnipro was targeted on Saturday in the latest Russian strikes.
At least 40 people were killed in the attack, while 30 are still missing, city official Gennady Korbin said. He said that 75 people including 14 children were injured in this attack.