russians shelled humanitarian convoy on Zaporizhzhia outskirts: 23 killed and 28 wounded
On the morning of September 30, russian troops fired missiles at the outskirts of the city of Zaporizhzhia, hitting a convoy of civilians who were planning to go to the occupied territory, 23 people were killed, and 28 were injured.
This was announced by the head of the Zaporizhzhia Regional State Administration, Oleksandr Starukh, secretary of the Zaporizhzhia City Council Anatolyi Kurtev, deputy head of the President's Office, Kyrylo Tymoshenko.
"The enemy launched a missile attack on the outskirts of the regional center. According to preliminary information, there are casualties. Relevant services are working at the scene," Starukh said.
Updated at 09:00: Later, Starukh reported that the enemy launched a missile attack on a civilian humanitarian convoy on the way out of the regional center.
"People were standing in line to leave to the temporarily occupied territory to pick up their relatives and bring aid. There are dead and wounded. Rescuers, doctors, and all relevant services are now working on the spot," Starukh said.
Kurtev reported that there were two attacks: "Today at seven o'clock in the morning, Zaporizhzhia was brutally attacked by the enemy. After some time, a second attack was carried out."
Kyrylo Tymoshenko reported at 09:43: "Preliminarily: 16 missiles were fired using long-range surface-to-air missile systems S-300. 23 were killed and 28 wounded."
Four missile strikes were made in the car market area, as well as at the point of concentration of motor vehicles and citizens for departure/entry to/from the temporarily occupied territory of Ukraine.