Photos 08:21 19 Apr 2024

Russian missile attack leaves Dnipro building ablaze, causing fatalities and casualties

Photo: Telegram / Serhii Lysak

On the night of April 19, a Russian missile strike caused extensive damage to a five-story building in Dnipro, resulting in a fire. Additionally, an infrastructure facility in the Kryvyi Rih district was also affected.

The head of the Dnipropetrovsk Regional Military Administration, Serhii Lysak, reported this.

"The terrorist state of Russia, during the combined attack on Ukraine on April 19, fired missiles at Dnipro and the region at night and in the morning.

It was a hard night and morning. The region experienced another massive attack. The Air Defense Forces shot down some of the enemy targets. According to the previous report, nine rockets were fired in the morning and two more at night. More details on this will be provided later. Unfortunately, there were also some hits," Serhii Lysak said in a statement.


A five-story building in the regional center was hit.

The head of the administration says, "A five-story building is on fire in Dnipro. It is partially destroyed."

The official noted that people may be under the rubble of a residential building in Dnipro.

Photo: Telegram / Serhii Lysak

Photo: Telegram / Serhii Lysak

In addition to a residential building, two infrastructure objects were damaged in the city.

" There are currently two fatalities and 15 injuries in the city. We are in the process of clarifying the details," said Serhii Lysak.

Individuals with moderate injuries were transported to the local military headquarters.

Photo: Telegram / Serhii Lysak

Kryvyi Rih district

The head of the regional military administration also reported that an infrastructure object was damaged in the Kryvyi Rih district as a result of a nighttime air attack.

Synelnykove district

"There is also destruction in the Sinelnykovedistrict. A woman died there," says Lysak.

The official added that more information on the consequences in the region will be made public later.

Subsequently, the mayor of Dnipro, Borys Filatov, said that the number of injured people in the city had increased to nine.

"The very center of the city!!! Civilians. There are already nine injured," he wrote on Telegram.

Four private houses were partially destroyed, and another eight were damaged.

"Kryvyi Rih – 3 people were injured. The same number is in Synelnykove. Among them were two children. Unfortunately, one eight-year-old child died in the hospital. Condolences to relatives and friends," the head of the administration wrote.

The number of people injured as a result of a rocket attack in the region is constantly increasing.


According to the head of the regional military administration, one of the enterprises was damaged in this settlement.

Kryvyi Rih

Three victims are reported in Kryvyi Rih.

Nikopol district

The Nikopol district was subjected to ongoing attacks, with the aggressor launching artillery fire at the city of Nikopol itself in the evening. Later that night, the Manhanetsk community also came under attack, resulting in damage to two private residences.

For reference:

On the night of April 19, the Russian occupiers staged another combined air attack on the territory of Ukraine. So, at first, the enemy launched several groups of Shahed-type kamikaze drones. Later, the Air Force announced that the invaders had launched missiles.

The air raid warning in Ukraine was widespread, with significant activity from air defense forces and resources observed in various regions, notably in the Dnipropetrovsk region.

There were several explosions heard in Dnipro due to a rocket attack, and it was also reported that hostile missiles were heading towards Kryvyi Rih and the surrounding area.

The explosions were also heard in the Odesa region around 05:17.

Before that, the commander of Ukraine's Air Force issued a warning about the detection of missile activity heading towards Odesa from the Black Sea.

It should be noted that there was an explosion on April 14 in Dnipro following a warning from the Air Force about a Russian missile being launched toward the city. According to the regional military administration, air defense forces intercepted the rocket, but some city and Dnipro district residents were injured by debris when it fell.

Later, Serhii Lysak reported that 12 people were injured as a result of the attack.

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