This was reported by Deputy Head of the Office of the President Kyrylo Tymoshenko telegram.
“Nine rockets covered Zaporizhzhia and the suburbs. Russian inhumans fired a rocket into a hotel in the central park. There is significant destruction, people remain under the rubble. Rescuers are working on dismantling the rubble and freeing people,” he said.
The Russians also hit an electrical substation. The southern communities of Zaporizhzhya district remained without electricity. In addition, the Russians set fire to the TV tower. Emergency services are trying to eliminate the consequences of the Russian attack as soon as possible.
The head of the OVA, Oleksandr Starukh, later detailed the data on the shelling. According to him, the enemy hit the hotel and restaurant in the city park twice with S-300 missiles. The object suffered significant destruction. A 65-year-old man died. As reports Ukrinform, he was an employee of a hotel complex. Five more people were injured, four of them are in the hospital.
Commenting on the arrival of the television tower, Oleksandr Starukh noted that in this way “enemies are preparing for their propaganda information campaign.”
Rescue and restoration work is ongoing in the places of shelling. At the electrical substation, which supplies the largest medical facility in the region, generators were brought in, other medical facilities were switched to backup lines.
According to Yulia Barysheva, press officer of the State Emergency Service of Ukraine in the Zaporizhzhia region, six people were freed from the rubble, and another 27 people left the building on their own.
Oleksandr Starukh telegram reported an enemy attack on the city today, September 22, at almost eight thirty in the morning.
“Attention! The enemy has struck the regional center. Information on casualties and destruction is being ascertained. Follow the rules of air alert!” – he emphasized.
- On the afternoon of September 21, the Russians launched a rocket attack on Zaporozhye, damaging houses and infrastructure, injuring three civilians.
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