Russian forces launched a missile attack on Dnipro overnight. Three people were killed, among them one child. Five more are injured, including a 12-year-old girl.

On Thursday, Sept. 29, Russian troops launched another missile attack on the city of Dnipro. The air raid alarm went off at midnight, and at 0:56 explosions were heard.

Air Command East previously announced that the strikes were caused by Russian supersonic cruise missiles.

The head of Dnipropetrovsk military administration Valentyn Reznichenko reported:

“They targeted residential areas. At the moment, we know od about three dead, among them one child. Five more are injured, including a 12-year-old girl. The rescuers took her out of the broken house, where she was sleeping when a Russian rocket flew in…”

Several private houses were destroyed. Rescuers continue to scout the rubble, looking for people. There is a possibility that there may still be children there. More than 60 private houses and several high-rise buildings were damaged in the city. Also, markets, buses, cars, and power lines were destroyed.

On Sept. 28, explosions were also heard in other parts of the Dnipro Oblast. Air defense forces shot down three enemy missiles over the region. Another one, unfortunately, hit Kryvyi Rih.

According to Air Command East, since Feb. 24, in the sky above Dnipro and on the approach to the city the Ukrainian military has managed to destroy more than 50 Russian cruise missiles. The Dnipro anti-aircraft missile brigade shot down Soviet models and the modern Kh-101 type.

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