VALENTYNA ROMANENKO – SUNDAY, 10 JULY 2022, 08:16
Over 30 people might be trapped under the rubble of a five-storey building in Chasiv Yar in Donetsk Oblast, which was destroyed by Russian forces on 9 July.
Source: Pavlo Kyrylenko, head of the Donetsk Oblast Military Administration, on Telegram
Quote: “At least 30 people are trapped under the rubble of the five-storey building in Chasiv Yar, which was hit with rockets the Russians launched from an Uragan [self-propelled multiple-launch rocket system – ed.].
Two entries to the building [as well as the flats accessed through those entries, as can be seen in the source photos – ed.] are completely destroyed. Rescuers are working at the scene of the attack in an attempt to rescue those trapped under the rubble. According to the local residents, at least 34 people are likely to be trapped there, including a nine-year-old child.”
Details: Kyrylenko also said that the rescuers have been able to establish communication with two people trapped under the rubble.
The rescue operation is ongoing.
The bodies of six people who were killed in the attack have already been removed from under the rubble, as well as five injured civilians.