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Over 30 civilians wounded in Russian missile attack on Pavlohrad

Russia targeted Pavlohrad twice.

Over 30 civilians wounded in Russian missile attack on Pavlohrad
Photo: Telegram/Serhiy Lysak

Last night, Russians hurled missiles at Dnipropetrovsk Region again. Seven of them were shot down by air defence, but there were hits in Pavlohrad District.

According to updated data, 34 people were wounded, the head of the regional military administration, Serhiy Lysak, said on Telegram.

"The youngest girl is only 8 years old. People have bruises, fractures, cuts and lacerations, contusions, and poisoning from combustion products. Two women, aged 45 and 55, are in intensive care. The rest are on outpatient treatment," he said.

A local enterprise was damaged. A fire broke out there, which rescuers have already extinguished. In the residential area, 19 multi-storey buildings, 25 private houses, six school and preschool education institutions, and five shops were damaged.

Almost 40 houses were damaged in the Verbky community, and two in the Yuryivka community. A school was damaged in the Mezhyrich community.

According to updated data from the Office of the Prosecutor-General, five of the wounded are children aged 12 to 16.

Russia targeted the town several times: around 10 pm on 30 April, and on the morning of 1 May.

Overall, Russia launched a massive missile attack from the air last night. Air defences shot down 15 of the 18 missiles. One of the targets was Kyiv, but no hits were recorded in the capital.

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