Missile Attack Against Zaporizhzhia and Dnipro

by Meifan Honcharuk
Wednesday, October 18, 2023
Missile Attack Against Zaporizhzhia and Dnipro

On 18 October, the Russian army launched the ballistic “S-300″ against residential areas of 2 cities 

Around 2 a. m., the Russian armed forces struck ballistic missiles at multi-storey buildings in the center of Zaporizhzhia. 2 S-300 missiles were fired at a civilian house. It is reported about 2 dead and 4 injured. Rescuers still can not find under the rubble another 3 people. 

"I woke up from the blow and the cry of my wife: her legs were in the glass. I shook it off and then saw that I also had wounds in my arms," said one of the victims.

Another 4 missiles are being sought in the city. In total, the aggressor received 33 reports of destruction and shelling of the region during the day.

At almost 10 a. m., the invaders repeated the attack against civilians. This time, they hit the suburbs of the Dnipro. As a result of several explosions, 8 private houses and cars were damaged. Among the wounded were 3 women and 1 man. Another 31-year-old woman died in the room of her 2 children. 

"Such methods of waging an aggressive war against civilians demonstrate that the state of Russia continues to behave as a terrorist organization," said the head of the office of the president of Ukraine, Andrii Yermak.

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