The number of people injured in the Russian strike on Chernihiv has grown: information on their condition has appeared
The number of people injured in the Russian missile strike on Chernihiv city center on August 19 has risen to 148. 41 victims are still in hospital, while seven people, including a 6-year-old girl, were killed the day before.
Work on clearing the rubble continues at the site of the strike. Representatives of relevant services will examine more than 60 affected residential buildings to assess the number of losses and to begin the restoration of multi-story buildings. This was said by the head of the Chernihiv regional civil-military administration Viacheslav Chaus on the air of the TV marathon.
"The enemy yesterday took the lives of seven people and another 148 people sought medical help or were taken with injuries to hospitals. 41 people remain in Chernihiv hospitals as of 6:20 am. They are receiving all the necessary assistance. 15 people have been operated," Chaus said.
He also said that work on clearing the city center after the terrorist attack RF continued on August 20. Municipal equipment is used and specialists are surveying buildings located near the epicenter of the explosion.
"The assessment of all residential buildings and institutions is ongoing in order to assess the extent of the damage and to fix these issues as soon as possible, especially for people. About 500 apartments were damaged, that's 60+ houses that were near the missile stirke. All services are working right now. Law enforcement officers are working and investigating the crime that took place. Utility workers are working, social services are working. Psychologists will also work in hospitals today", the head of Chernihiv RMA said.
The Russian army launched a missile attack on the center of Chernihiv on August 19. The attack took the lives of seven people, including a 6-year-old Sofiia, whose father is now defending Ukraine at the front. The mother of the girl was hospitalized in serious condition.
An employee of the directorate of Chernihiv Polytechnic was killed by a Russian missile strike. Natalia Toriia was returning home from church where she was at a holiday service when a Russian missile cut short her life.
The moment of the missile strike on the center of Chernihiv was caught on camera. Footage that appeared online shows a powerful explosion.
Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky reacted to the Russian attack by publishing the aftermath of the strike and saying that "Russia must lose". To ensure that this will certainly happen, Ukraine will increase efforts to consolidate the world against Russian terror.
The UN reacted to another terrorist attack of the Russian Federation. A missile strike on the center of a peaceful city on a weekend and a religious holiday, when the maximum number of people were on the streets. Humanitarian Coordinator for Ukraine Denise Brown emphasized that strikes on civilians or civilian objects are strictly prohibited by international humanitarian law and said that "this has to stop".