Child among wounded as Russian Iskander missile hits Kostiantynivka

Child among wounded as Russian Iskander missile hits Kostiantynivka

In Donetsk region, the Russian invaders shelled the settlement of Kostyantynivka, launching an Iskander cruise missile. A 9-year-old child is among the four injured.

That’s according to the Donetsk Regional Prosecutor's Office, Ukrinform reports.

"On October 8, at 06:25, the Russian army shelled the town of Kostiantynivka, likely using an Iskander cruise missile. Russian troops targeted a residential building. The explosion injured four residents: a 9-year-old girl, her 44-year-old mother, a 64-year-old woman, and her 41-year-old son," the report said.

According to the prosecutor's office, the affected civilians suffered, shrapnel injuries, bruises, and a concussion.

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"At the time of the attack, people were in their homes as a Russian missile hit nearby," added the prosecutor's office.

In addition, 10 apartment blocks, 19 houses, a passenger car, a boiler room, a gas pipe, and a power line were damaged.

A pre-trial investigation has been opened into the violation of the laws and customs of war (Article 438 Part 1 of the Criminal Code of Ukraine).

As reported, in the past day, Russian military killed a Donetsk region resident.

Photo: Donetsk Regional Prosecutor's Office

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