Police say four killed, 38 injured in Russia's missile attack on Ukraine

Police say four killed, 38 injured in Russia's missile attack on Ukraine

Four people were killed and 38 injured in Russia's missile attack on Ukraine early on Monday, January 8.

The press service of the National Police of Ukraine said this in a post on Facebook, Ukrinform reports.

"Four people were killed, 38 were injured - the National Police is documenting the consequences of another missile attack on Ukraine by the Russian army," the post said.

According to the National Police, early on Monday the Russian Federation attacked the Kharkiv, Dnipropetrovsk, Zaporizhzhia and Khmelnytskyi regions.

"As of 12:00, four dead were known to have been killed. Residential buildings, infrastructure facilities, vehicles were damaged. Police officers are working at the sites of the impacts, providing assistance to people, and documenting Russian war crimes," the post said.

In the Dnipropetrovsk region, missile strikes on Kryvyi Rih, Novomoskovsk and the village of Nadia village in the Kryvyi Rih district left one person dead and 28 injured, including four children. Private houses and civilian infrastructure were damaged.

"The Russian army hit the city of Zaporizhzhia with missiles. Five people were injured. In addition, two apartment buildings, a car and civilian infrastructure were damaged. The Russian attack on the cities of Kharkiv and Zmiiv killed one person, injured five civilians and damaged two private houses and the regional vocational education center," the police said.

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In Khmelnytskyi, two people were killed and an apartment building was damaged due to Russian missile strikes.

At least four explosions were heard in Kharkiv on the morning of January 8. An enterprise and an educational institution were damaged. A 53-year-old woman was injured.

Late on January 7 and early on January 8, the Russian Federation launched a massive aerial attack on Ukraine, using cruise, ballistic, air and anti-aircraft guided missiles and attack UAVs.

Ukrainian air defense forces destroyed eight enemy Shahed UAVs and 18 Kh-101/Kh-555/Kh-55 cruise missiles.

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