On Monday, 31 July, Russian occupation forces attacked Kryvyi Rih with two ballistic missiles and hit a residential, high-rise building and an educational institution. Apartments from the third to the ninth floor were destroyed in one section of the residential building.
Currently, it is known that about five civilians were killed, with a child among them. More than 40 people were injured; people suffered lacerations and incised wounds, fractures, and mine blast injuries.
Rescuers are clearing away the rubble, under which there may still be people.
In addition, Russian troops shelled the center of Kherson with Grad MLRS today, killing one civilian and injuring four more.
“Today, around 08:20, the occupiers shelled the central part of Kherson with Grad MLRS. An employee of a city utility company came under enemy attack. The man died on the spot from the injuries he received,” Oleksandr Prokudin, Head of the Kherson Regional Military Administration, posted on Telegram.
Currently, two injured are in the hospital.
“Monday morning. Regions of Ukraine are being shelled by the occupiers, who continue to terrorise peaceful cities and people. Kryvyi Rih, Kherson. Residential buildings, a university building, a crossroads were hit. Unfortunately, there are dead and wounded… In recent days, the enemy has been stubbornly attacking cities, city centers, shelling civilian objects and housing. But this terror will not frighten us or break us. We are working and saving our people,” President of Ukraine Volodymyr Zelensky responded to the shelling.
Also, on Monday night, the Russian army launched another missile attack on Kharkiv from the territory of the Belgorod region.
“At 24:00, the Russian occupiers launched S-300 missiles at our region from the territory of (the) Belgorod region,” Dmytro Chubenko, spokesman for the Kharkiv Regional Prosecutor’s Office, reported.
Chubenko noted that the warehouses of a commercial enterprise had been hit in the territory of the Novobavarskyi district. At the place of the strike, a man was injured. He was not far from the epicenter of the explosion.