At least 7 dead, 20 injured in Russian missile strike on Kryvyi Rih


At least seven people have been killed and 20 others injured after a Russian missile strike on the central Ukrainian city of Kryvyi Rih in Dnipropetrovsk Oblast, the regional prosecutor's office said on June 12, Paralel.Az reports citing Kyiv Independent.

An explosion was initially reported in the city by Kryvyi Rih mayor Oleksandr Vilkul at 3:51 p.m.

Soon after, Dnipropetrovsk Oblast governor Serhii Lysak reported that a missile had struck a residential area in the city.

No further details on the missile used or the victims have been disclosed so far.

"My condolences to the families and loved ones of the victims," President Volodymyr Zelensky said in a post on Telegram.

"Every day and every hour, Russian terror proves that Ukraine, together with its partners, must strengthen air defense. "