In the early hours of Friday, 1 July, the Russian invaders struck the Odesa region. Missiles hit an apartment block and a recreation centre, killing about 20 people, the State Emergency Service of Ukraine reports.
“At about 01:00, 1 July, a missile attack on the village of Serhiyivka, Bilhorod-Dnistrovsky district, partially destroyed a nine-storey apartment block and set fire to an adjacent shop… As of 10:00, 18 people were killed (16 residents of the apartment block and two guests of the recreation centre, including a child), 38 people were injured (37 residents of the apartment block, including six children, and one guest of the recreation center),” the report reads.
All the injured were hospitalised, and they are being provided with the necessary medical assistance. Rescuers continue to work at the scene of the strike.