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Death toll rises to seven after Russian night attack in Odessa

The number of civilians killed following tonight’s Russian attack on the city of Odessa (south) rose to seven, according to the region’s governor, Oleg Kipperalthough search operations for the missing still continue.

“The body of a woman was recovered from the rubble. The number of victims of the Russian attack has risen to seven people“, he announced this afternoon on his Telegram channel.

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“The body of a baby was also found near the woman’s body. There are already seven victims of the attack”he added Kipper a quarter of an hour later.

This is the second smallest to which killed the attackwhich also killed a two-year-old child and injured eight, including a child whose age local authorities did not specify.

The Ukrainian Air Force recorded a total of 17 strikes by Iranian-made kamikaze drones last night, of which it said a total of 14 were shot down by anti-aircraft defenses in Odessa, Mikolaiv, Zaporizhia, Kharkiv, Sumi and Dnipropetrovsk.

The Ukrainian president, Volodimir Zelenskycondemned the attacks and called for more anti-aircraft defenses from the Western allies.

He Ukrainian air shield must be strengthened to effectively protect our people against Russian horror. More air defenses and anti-aircraft missiles save lives“, wrote the president in a message on Facebook, accompanied by a video showing the consequences of the attack on Odessa.

Zelensky indicated that as a result of the night attack on Odessa 18 apartment blocks were destroyed.

Source: Elcomercio

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