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Russian bombardment launched on kyiv on Thursday killed journalist Vira Hyrych

The fatal victim whose body was found this Friday among the rubble of the residential building that yesterday was attacked with missiles by the Army of Russia in kyiv is a Ukrainian journalist who worked for Radio Free Europe/Radio Liberty, from the United States, reported the Media Information Institute (IMI) on its website.

Is about Virah Hyrychas confirmed to IMI by the chief editor of the Ukrainian service of Radio LibertyInna Kuznetsova.

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“Vira’s body was found on April 29 while a house was being cleared in the Shevchenkivskyi district (kyiv).. During the shelling, the rocket hit the journalist’s apartment,” Kuznetsova added.

The 25-story building was partially destroyed as a result of the Russian shelling, they assured, for their part, the Emergency Services of Ukraine.

People stand in front of a damaged building after Russian attacks in kyiv on April 29, 2022, amid Russia’s invasion of Ukraine. (Genya SAVILOV / AFP).

The bombing in kyiv, which has also caused ten injuries, It took place during a visit by the UN Secretary General, Antonio Guterres, to the Ukrainian capital.

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“The rescuers, who continue to inspect and clear the rubble of the residential building in the Shevchenkivskyi district struck yesterday, have just found the body,” announced this morning the mayor of kyiv, Vitaliy Klitschko, on his Telegram account, after discovering the remains of the journalist.

Russian authorities said today that in the attack on kyiv they destroyed the facilities of the space and rocket industry company Artem with long-range and high-precision missiles, without specifying how many rockets were launched or the total number of targets in the city.

After the attack this Thursday, which occurred coinciding with the visit of the secretary general of the UNAntonio Guterres, to the Ukrainian capital, its mayor denounced that the Russian bombings have already caused more than one hundred deaths in the city.

The Russian army, which began the invasion of Ukraine on February 24, it had stopped bombing the city of kyiv and its surroundings in recent weeks to focus on establishing control in the east and south of the country.

Source: Elcomercio

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