Missile attack on Kostiantynivka: Death toll rises to five

Missile attack on Kostiantynivka: Death toll rises to five

In Kostiantynivka, Donetsk region, five people were killed as a result of Russia’s missile attack.

This was reported by the State Emergency Service on Facebook, according to Ukrinform.

"On the night of March 24, the city of Kostiantynivka came under missile attack. One of the missiles hit a one-story building where the point of invincibility was operating. Rescuers of the 16th state fire-rescue unit arrived at the scene and started emergency rescue operations," the report says.

Rescuers of the State Emergency Service saved one person and retrieved the bodies of three dead women from under the rubble.

In total, five people were killed, including three women and two men.

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14 rescuers and 3 units of special equipment of the State Emergency Service were involved in the rescue operations.

As reported by Ukrinform, according to Pavlo Kyrylenko, head of the Donetsk Regional Military Administration, Russian troops killed three civilians in Donetsk region and wounded five more on March 23.

Photo: State Emergency Service

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