Missile strike on apartment building and recreation centres in Odesa Oblast: death toll rises to 19

As of 08:30 on 1 July, the death toll has risen to 18 civilians – including two children – following Russian missile strikes on the village of Serhiivka in the Bilhorod-Dnistrovskyi district of Odesa Oblast; up to 30 civilians sustained injuries. As of 11:45, the Security Service of Ukraine reported 19 dead.

It was announced by Serhii Bratchuk, spokesman for the Odesa Oblast Military Administration, on Telegram; Kyrylo Tymoshenko, deputy head of the Office of the President of Ukraine, on Telegram; State Emergency Service (SES) of Ukraine on Telegram

Quote from the SES: “The bodies of two people were found during the clearing of the rubble of a nine-storey apartment building in the village of Serhiivka. Overall, 16 people were killed and 30 injured (including three children) as a result of the attack. [Search and rescue – ed.] operations continue.”

As a result of the impact on the territory of the recreation center in the village of Serhiivka, 2 people were killed (one of them a child) and 1 person was injured. Works are ongoing.

Bratchuk reported that as of 06:00, 14 people had been killed and 30 injured – including three children – following a Russian missile strike on a high-rise apartment building.

At 11:13, Suspilne with reference to the State Emergency Service reported that rescuers had completed the search for bodies in an apartment building in Serhiyivka, and pets are currently staying in the apartments.

At the same time, it is noted that there may be people under the rubble at the nearby recreation center.

Russian forces launched three X-22 missiles from the Black Sea, striking the village of Serhiivka in the Bilhorod-Dnistrovskyi district of Odesa Oblast.

Source: Ukrainian Pravda

Link: https://www.pravda.com.ua/news/2022/07/1/7355716/

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