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Ballistics in Odesa and KABs in Kharkiv: the consequences of the Russian attack on civilians in the documentary footage

A building of an educational institution in Odesa catches fire as a result of an air strike. April 29, 2024. Photo by Oleksandr Himanov

On the evening of Monday, April 29, Russians attacked civilian targets in Odesa and Kharkiv, resulting in deaths and injuries, fires and destruction, and frightened dogs from an animal shelter.


Russian troops attacked Odesa with an Iskander-M missile with a cluster warhead, which Ukrainian air defense managed to shoot down. As a result of the shelling, a fire broke out in the famous "Harry Potter castle" - as the locals call the student palace of the National University "Odesa Law Academy".

Photo by Oleksandr Himanov

Doctors are providing all necessary assistance to the victims. Initially, it was reported that eight people were injured with varying degrees of severity, including a 12-year-old boy. The death toll from the Russian attack on Odesa has risen to five, and the number of wounded to 32. Twenty-three Odessans continue to be treated in medical facilities: eight people are in serious condition, four of them are in extremely serious condition, including a four-year-old girl.

Photo by Oleksandr Himanov

"Three women and two men were killed. Among the wounded are two children and one pregnant woman. Our doctors are trying to do everything possible," said Oleh Kiper, head of the Odesa Regional Medical Association.

Odesa publics write that a former MP from the Party of Regions, rector of the National University "Odesa Law Academy" Serhiy Kivalov was also injured in the rocket attack. He allegedly received shrapnel wounds to his right thigh.


On Monday evening, Russian occupants attacked the Kyiv district of Kharkiv with aerial guided bombs. This was reported by the mayor of the city Igor Terekhov: "A series of explosions in Kharkiv. They are hitting the city with UAVs. Please be careful. They landed in a residential area of the city. We know about partial damage to one high-rise building."

Police and medics evacuate a wounded man in Kharkiv. Photo by Heorhiy Ivanchenko


A 42-year-old civilian man was wounded as a result of the attack on Kharkiv. "He was hospitalized with an explosive injury and shrapnel wounds in a medical facility. Doctors assess his condition as moderate," wrote Sinegubov.

Photo by Yakiv Lyashenko

Photo by Heorhiy Ivanchenko

There is an animal shelter near the site of the shelling, where almost 650 dogs and 160 puppies are kept. They were evacuated by volunteers from Avdiivka and Chasovyi Yar. The animals were only frightened.

Photo by Heorhiy Ivanchenko

Photo by Yakiv Lyashenko

Photo by Heorhiy Ivanchenko

As a reminder, the Russian army has been hitting Kharkiv with anti-aircraft missiles, kamikaze drones and aircraft missiles almost daily. On April 4, the Russians launched a double attack on Kharkiv. Three rescuers were killed.

Odesa is also under constant attack. On April 23, the Russian army attacked a residential building in Odesa with Shahed-131/136 UAVs. Nine people were injured, including children.


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