Russian missile attack on Pokrovsk: Injury roll rises to 40

Russian missile attack on Pokrovsk: Injury roll rises to 40

The number of civilians injured in a Russian missile attack on Pokrovsk, Donetsk region, on June 24 has increased to 40, among them three children.

The Donetsk Regional Prosecutor's Office announced this on Telegram, Ukrinform reports.

"As of 16:00, four civilians were killed and 40 people were injured in a missile strike on Pokrovsk. Among those injured are three children: two girls aged 11 and 12 and a 12-year-old boy," the post reads.

The prosecutor's office recalled that on June 24, at noon, the army of the aggressor state launched a missile attack on Pokrovsk. Half an hour later, the enemy struck the front-line town again. Private houses and civilian infrastructure were hit.

The regional prosecutor's office has launched a pre-trial investigation over the violation of the laws and customs of war (Part 2 of Article 438 of the Criminal Code of Ukraine).

"According to preliminary reports, the Russian occupiers used Iskander-M missiles," the prosecutor's office said.

Earlier reports said that enemy strikes on Pokrovsk had killed at least four people and injured 34, including two children, one of them being in serious condition.

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