November 28, 2022

November 28, 2022

17 Feared Dead As Russian Rocket Strikes Ukraine’s Zaporizhzhia Following Bridge Attack

A Russian barrage pounded apartment buildings and other targets in the Ukrainian city of Zaporizhzhia, killing at least 17 people and wounding dozens, according to officials.   The blasts in the city, which sits in a region Moscow has claimed as its own, blew out windows in adjacent buildings on Sunday and left at least one high-rise apartment building partially collapsed.   The multiple strikes came after an explosion on Saturday caused the partial collapse of a bridge linking the Crimean Peninsula with Russia, damaging an important supply artery for the Kremlin’s faltering war effort in southern Ukraine and hitting a towering symbol of Russian power in the region.   City council Secretary Anatoliy Kurtev said rockets struck Zaporizhzhia overnight, and that at least 20 private homes and 50 apartment buildings were damaged. At least 40 people were hospitalised and dozens more being treated for moderate to light injuries, Kurtev posted on his Telegram channel.   The Ukrainian military also confirmed the attack, saying there were dozens of casualties.   In recent weeks, Russia has repeatedly struck the southern city, which is in the Ukrainian controlled-part of a region that Russian President Vladimir Putin annexed in violation of international law last week. At least 19 people also died in Russian missile strikes on apartment buildings in Zaporizhzhia on Thursday.   Residents of a building damaged overnight gathered behind police tape watching the smouldering remains of several floors that collapsed from the blast, leaving a chasm at least 40 feet wide where apartments once stood. Rescue workers tried to reach the upper floors.

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Five Dead As Bandits Invade Kaduna

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