Nine civilians killed, 32 injured in Russian missile strike on Kryvyi Rih on June 12

Дата: 13 June 2024
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Russia launched a missile strike on Kryvyi Rih in Dnipro Oblast, killing nine civilians and injuring 32 on the afternoon of 12 June, according to Oleksandr Vilkul, the Head of Kryvyi Rih Defense Council.


“Nine killed and 32 injured, including five children. 13 wounded were hospitalised in the city’s hospitals, five of them in serious condition, one in extremely serious condition. All of them are being provided with all necessary assistance; doctors are fighting to save their lives,” he wrote. 

Vilkul said that the aftermath of the missile attack is currently being dealt with. A total of 12 utility service crews have been engaged in the work. 

A day of mourning for those killed in a Russian attack will be declared in Kryvyi Rih on 14 June. 

Earlier, the United Nations Human Rights Monitoring Mission in Ukraine (HRMMU) reported at least 174 civilians were killed and 690 injured in Ukraine in May, the highest monthly number of civilian casualties HRMMU has documented since June 2023. The number of killed civilians represents a 31 per cent increase compared to April 2024.

Previously, ZMINA reported that the death toll due to Russian attack on Kharkiv region on 31 May rises to nine.

Earlier, President Volodymyr Zelenskyy appealed to world leaders who are still not on board with the Global Peace Summit to join the collective effort. He called on them to show leadership in advancing real peace, not just a pause between strikes.

Zelenskyy expressed confidence that the efforts of the global majority are the best guarantee that all commitments will be fulfilled.

Earlier, Secretary of the National Security and Defense Council of Ukraine, Oleksandr Lytvynenko, stated Ukraine realises that the war will end with negotiations, thus, it is preparing and promoting President Volodymyr Zelenskyy’s peace formula.

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