Russians launch 6 missiles on Pokrovsk District: Baby rescued, people trapped under rubble

The Russians hit the settlements of Pokrovsk, Novohrodivka, and Myrnohrad in Pokrovsk District, Donetsk Oblast, with six missiles on the night of 29-30 November. As a result, at least 10 people were injured, and another five are being searched for under the rubble.

Source: Ihor Klymenko, Minister of Internal Affairs, on Telegram

Details: The Russians simultaneously launched six S-300 missiles on Pokrovsk District in Donetsk Oblast at night. The settlements of Pokrovsk, Novohrodivka, and Myrnohrad came under fire.

As a result of the attack, 10 people were injured, including four children. Five more people are being searched for under the rubble. Police paramedics rescued the baby.

A family with two children, a 16-year-old boy and a 6-month-old baby, in Pokrovsk, suffered from the attack. Another 13-year-old boy was injured. Early reports indicate that an apartment building, nine private buildings, a police station, cars, and garages were damaged.

One of the shells exploded in the yard of a house where a family with two children lived. As a result of the shelling, the roof and walls of the house were destroyed, and the entire family was buried under the rubble.

A police paramedic helped a man with a bloodied baby in his arms get out from under the ruins. After examining the boy, the policeman wrapped him up and quickly took him to hospital. Six-month-old Ilia’s life is beyond danger now.

Російські війська вночі вдарили по Покровькому району
Російські війська вночі вдарили по Покровькому району

Russians launched missiles on Pokrovsk District

Photo: National Police of Ukraine; Ministry of Internal Affairs

A high-rise building was hit in Novohrodivka. A 13-year-old child was injured. Police officers and the State Emergency Service employees continue to work at the scene. Five more people are likely trapped under the rubble, including a child.

The Russians hit Myrnohrad with two missiles from an S-300 air defence system. The police department was destroyed.

Російські війська вночі вдарили по Покровькому району
Російські війська вночі вдарили по Покровькому району

Russians launched missiles on Pokrovsk District

Photo: National Police of Ukraine, Ministry of Internal Affairs

Emergency services and police worked at the scenes all night. The search and rescue operation is ongoing, and the police are documenting the aftermath of the Russian strikes.

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