At least 17 killed as Russian missiles hit Ukraine's Odesa

  01 July 2022    Read: 446
 At least 17 killed as Russian missiles hit Ukraine

At least 17 people have been killed in two Russian missile strikes in Ukraine’s Odesa, authorities said on Friday, reports citing Anadolu Agency. 

A missile hit a nine-story residential building in the Bilhorod-Dnistrovskyi district at about 1 a.m. (2200GMT Thursday), killing 14 people, according to Ukraine’s Ministry for Internal Affairs.

The second missile struck three and four-story buildings at a recreation center nearby, where three people, including a child, were killed, the ministry said on Twitter.

At least 31 people, including three children, were injured in the attacks, according to the ministry.

A search and rescue operation is underway at both sites.

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