Four civilians injured, houses damaged in Russia’s shelling of Dnipropetrovsk Region

Four civilians injured, houses damaged in Russia’s shelling of Dnipropetrovsk Region

photos
Ukrinform
The Ukrainian Prosecutor General’s Office has opened criminal proceedings over Russia’s artillery strikes on settlements in Dnipropetrovsk Region, leaving four civilians injured.

The relevant statement was made by the Ukrainian Prosecutor General’s Office, an Ukrinform correspondent reports.

Under the procedural guidance of Nikopol District Prosecutor’s Office and Kryvyi Rih Eastern District Prosecutor’s Office, a pre-trial investigation was launched into criminal proceedings over the violation of laws and customs of war (Part 1 Article 438 of the Criminal Code of Ukraine).

According to the investigation data, on the night of August 6, 2022, in violation of international humanitarian law, Russian troops opened fire on the residential areas of Nikopol with multiple launch rocket systems (MLRS).

Four civilians received shrapnel wounds, and one of them was taken to hospital. In addition, over 40 detached houses and apartment blocks were damaged, as well as household buildings, a kindergarten and children’s art center. A gas pipeline and power transmission lines were disrupted.

The village of Marianske, which is situated in Kryvyi Rih District, also came under enemy fire. Russian projectiles caused damage to detached houses and a power transmission line there.

Now prosecutors, police investigators and experts are working at the scene. There are no military facilities in this area, the Ukrainian Prosecutor General’s Office added.

mk


Let’s get started read our news at facebook messenger > > > Click here for subscribe

While citing and using any materials on the Internet, links to the website ukrinform.net not lower than the first paragraph are mandatory. In addition, citing the translated materials of foreign media outlets is possible only if there is a link to the website ukrinform.net and to the website of a foreign media outlet. Citing and using materials in offline media, mobile apps, Smart TV are allowed only with written permission from Ukrinform. News and publications marked as "Advertisement" and "PR" and articles in the section "Releases" include promoted content, and an advertiser is responsible for the content.

© 2015-2022 Ukrinform. All rights reserved.

Website design Studio Laconica

Extended searchHide extended search
By period:
-