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Russian drone strike kills 2 in Sumy apartment building, rescue ongoing

30 apartments damaged, 15 destroyed in Russian drone strike on Sumy residential complex.
Russian drone strike kills 2 in Sumy apartment building, rescue ongoing
Residential complex in Sumy hit by Russian drone. Photo: Sumy regional military administrationv via Telegram
Russian drone strike kills 2 in Sumy apartment building, rescue ongoing

During the removal of debris from a five-story residential building in Sumy, which was hit by a Russian kamikaze drone, rescuers have recovered the body of a second victim.

“State Emergency Service workers have recovered a second body from the debris of the 5-story apartment building. The overnight Russian attack on the city has claimed 2 lives and injured 8 people so far, with rescue efforts still underway,” the State Emergency Service of Ukraine stated on Telegram. 

On the night of March 13, Russian forces attacked Sumy in northern Ukraine using “Shahed” type drones, with one of them striking an apartment building. Preliminary reports suggest that 30 apartments have been damaged, with 15 of them completely destroyed.

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