In Uman, Russian missile obliterates part of apartment block

In Uman, Russian missile obliterates part of apartment block

In Uman, Cherkasy region, a Russian missile hit a residential high-rise. Rescuers and medics are working at the scene.

That’s according to Zoya Vovk, head of the communications department at the Cherkasy Region Police Department.

"An enemy missile hit a residential building. Reports on casualties are being verified," spokesperson wrote on Telegram, adding that videos from the site are already circulating across social media.

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As reported earlier, overnight Friday, as of 4:20, an air raid alert went off across all Ukrainian regions.

In Kyiv region, air defense forces were activated, according to the regional military administration. A number of explosions were heard. 


The head of the Cherkasy Regional Military Administration, Ihor Taburets, later added that, in fact, two Russian cruise missiles had hit Uman. Another one damaged a local warehouse.

"We are verifying reports on the aftermath. All emergency services scrambled to the scene," the head of the region wrote.

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