At least 15 killed, 50 wounded in Russian missile strike on Chaplyne railway station

At least 15 killed, 50 wounded in Russian missile strike on Chaplyne railway station

Russian forces launched a missile strike on the Chaplyne railway station in Dnipropetrovsk region. At least 15 people were killed, about 50 were injured.

According to Ukrinform, President of Ukraine Volodymyr Zelensky announced this when speaking via video link at a meeting of the UN Security Council.

The text of the president’s speech was published by Deputy of the Office of the Head of State Andriy Sybiha on Facebook.

"Just as I was going to deliver this address, I received information that four passenger railway cars caught fire as a result of a Russian missile strike on Dnipropetrovsk region, on the railway station, directly on railway cars at the Chaplyne station... As of now, at least 15 people were killed, about 50 wounded,” the Head of State said.

According to him, rescuers are working at the scene.

"Unfortunately, the number of dead may grow," Zelensky added.

As reported earlier, Russian troops shelled the Synelnykove district in Dnipropetrovsk region on August 24. The rocket hit a private house. An 11-year-old child was killed by the missile strike.  


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