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Death toll from Russian strike in Dnipro exceeds 40

The bodies of four more people have been found under the rubble.

Death toll from Russian strike in Dnipro exceeds 40
Photo: Roman Chop

According to updated data, as of 11 o'clock, rescuers found the bodies of 44 people killed by the Russian strike on a residential building in Dnipro, Mayor Boris Filatov said.

In the morning of 17 January, rescuers found the body of another, the forty-first victim of the Russian strike on a high-rise building in Dnipro. That is a child. The body was found on the 4th floor, the President's Office reported.

"In total, 41 people (including 4 children) have been killed, 79 people (including 16 children) have been injured and 39 people (including 6 children) have been rescued," the statement reads.

As of 7 am on Tuesday, rescuers have removed 90% of the wreckage. 25 people, who were reported missing by their relatives, are being searched for.

According to the Ukrainian Armed Forces, Russia struck a high-rise building in Dnipro with an X-22 missile designed to destroy ships. These missiles have low accuracy on land. British intelligence reported that Russia used similar munitions in other terrorist strikes with a large number of victims.

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