Death toll as result of missile strike on Hroza increases to 55 – prosecutor’s office


The number of people killed as a result of a missile strike on the village of Hroza (Kupiansk district, Kharkiv region) on October 5 has increased to 55 and may increase, press secretary of the regional prosecutor’s office Dmytro Chubenko has said.

“Over the course of the day, two more women were identified among the dead; before that they were considered missing. Identification of the bodies of the dead continues. Some 55 bodies have already been identified, three people are listed as missing, no children are among them. Based on statements from relatives about the missing, the number of dead may further increase to 58,” Chubenko said.

As reported, on October 5, at about 13:25, the occupiers launched a missile attack, presumably with an Iskander-M, on a cafe-shop in the village of Hroza, where a funeral was being held on the occasion of the reburial of a Ukrainian serviceman, a native of this village. As of October 10, some 53 were known to have died as a result of the missile attack.



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