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Russians attacked the center of Dnipro and Ukrzaliznytsia facilities: the aftermath in the photos of Mykola Synelnikov

Missile attack on the Dnipro River. April 19, 2024. Photo by Mykola Synelnikov

On the night of April 19, Russian troops attacked Ukraine once again. The occupiers fired 22 missiles of various types and 14 drones. Air defense forces shot down all the drones and 15 missiles. During the combined attack, Dnipro city and region suffered the most. The occupiers killed eight people: two adults in Dnipro and four adults and two children (a 14-year-old girl and an 8-year-old boy) in Synelnykove.

Photo by Mikola Sinelnikov

Dnipro Mayor Borys Filatov said that Russians hit a residential building with an X-22 missile. "Using such missiles to shell cities and residential buildings is a deliberate war crime," Filatov emphasized. According to him, the Russians hit a house at 118 Peremohy Street in January 2023 with such a missile, killing 46 people. An X-22 was also launched at the Amstor shopping center in Kremenchuk in June 2022, killing 21 people.

In total, 5 more high-rise buildings and 2 private houses, 3 educational institutions, 7 administrative and office buildings, a market, shops and trade pavilions, a hotel, and a service station were damaged in Dnipro. Almost fifty cars were also damaged.

Photo by Mikoli Sinelnikov

Infrastructure facilities of Ukrzaliznytsia in Dnipro were also damaged. There are railroad workers among the injured, and train traffic has been disrupted. Rescuers are working at the damaged facilities. This was reported by Ukrzaliznytsia. The work of the Dnipro station was temporarily suspended in the morning. Train traffic has now resumed.

Photo by Mikoli Sinelnikov

After another bloody attack by the occupiers, President Volodymyr Zelenskyy called on the world to defeat Russian terror. He emphasized that Ukraine needs air defense. "Russia must be responsible for its terror, and every missile, every Shahed must be shot down. The world can guarantee this, our partners have the necessary capabilities. This has been proven, in particular, in the skies of the Middle East, and it should work in the skies of Europe," Zelenskyy summarized.

As a result of the missile strike, mourning for the victims will be announced tomorrow, April 20, in Dnipro.


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