Ukraine Hit By Deadliest Single-Place Missile Attack In Five Months

As many as 30 people died from a Russia missile strike Saturday on an apartment building in the southeastern Ukrainian city of Dnipro.
Rescue workers clear rubble from an apartment building which was destroyed by a Russian rocket attack at residential neighbourhood in the southeastern city of Dnipro, Ukraine, Sunday, Jan. 15, 2023. (AP Photo/Evgeniy Maloletka)

At a glance

  • The reported death toll makes it the deadliest attack in one place since strike in September in Ukraine’s Zaporizhzhia region, according to War Crimes Watch project.
  • Russia invaded neighboring Ukraine in February 2022.
  • Russia this weekend also targeted the capital, Kyiv, and the northeastern city of Kharkiv, ending a two-week lull in the airstrikes it has launched against Ukraine’s power grid and urban centers since October.

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