Kiev (AFP) – 02/26/2022. 15:21
Ukrainian Health Minister: 198 civilians were killed and 1,115 injured
- Dead and wounded during the Russian invasion of Ukraine
- A large apartment building in Kiev was hit by a missile
announce Ukrainian Health Minister Saturday that 198 civilians were killed, including three children, and more than a thousand others injured since the start of the Russian invasion of Ukraine Three days ago.
“Unfortunately, according to the data, 198 people were killed by the invaders, including three children, and 1,115 others were injured, including 33 children,” Minister Viktor Lyashko said on Facebook.
A large apartment building in Kiev was hit by a missile, the Ukrainian emergency service said Saturday, without providing information on any possible casualties at the present time.
The emergency service stated that the missile hit the building between the 18th and 21st floors, noting that the process of evacuating its residents was “underway.” Russia had announced a short while ago that it had launched cruise missiles, on the third day of its invasion of Ukraine.
Videos circulating on social media show a high-rise building with a destroyed facade and debris in the street below.