Copyright © 2024 Euromaidanpress.com

The work of Euromaidan Press is supported by the International Renaissance Foundation

When referencing our materials, please include an active hyperlink to the Euromaidan Press material and a maximum 500-character extract of the story. To reprint anything longer, written permission must be acquired from [email protected].

Privacy and Cookie Policies.

Russian strike on Odesa with shrapnel missile aimed at civilian targets

The attack killed four, injured 32, including a 5-year-old child and a pregnant woman. One man died as a result of a stroke that provoked the shelling
attack on Odesa on 29 April.
A woman killed by the Russian missile strike on Odesa on 29 April 2024. Credit: Ukraine’s State Emergency
Russian strike on Odesa with shrapnel missile aimed at civilian targets

Russian military laucnhed a missile attack on Odesa at about 6:30 pm, killing four people.

The attack killed four people and injured 32 people, including a 16-year-old and 5-year-old children, and one pregnant woman, according to Odesa Governor Oleh Kiper. Four of the wounded reportedly are in serious condition. One man died as a result of a stroke that provoked the shelling.

A dog was killed due to a Russian attack on Odesa on 29 April. Credit: lachentyt

The missile that hit Odesa contained shrapnel to destroy manpower, said Dmytro Pletenchuk, spokesman for the Southern Defense Forces. He said this meant that Russian troops wanted to hit as many civilians as possible.

The missiles also hit the residential buildings and civilian infrastructure. One of the building

A fire in Odesa in the “Harry Potter castle,” which was said to be the residence of a former member of the pro-Russian Party of Regions and ally of pro-Russian President Viktor Yanukovych ousted following the 2014 EuroMaidan Revolution, Serhiy Kivalov.

The roof of the building, known in Odesa as Kivalov’s Castle or Harry Potter’s Castle burned down.

Russian missile hit Odesa, the so-called Harry Potter castle. Credit: Ukraine’s State Emergency

Russian forces attack the port city of Odesa almost every day, hitting both civilian and critical infrastructure and port.

On the evening of 29 April, Russian troops also attacked Kharkiv with at least five aircraft bombs, killing a 42-year-old man, Governor Oleh Syniehubov said.

Read also:

You could close this page. Or you could join our community and help us produce more materials like this.  We keep our reporting open and accessible to everyone because we believe in the power of free information. This is why our small, cost-effective team depends on the support of readers like you to bring deliver timely news, quality analysis, and on-the-ground reports about Russia's war against Ukraine and Ukraine's struggle to build a democratic society. A little bit goes a long way: for as little as the cost of one cup of coffee a month, you can help build bridges between Ukraine and the rest of the world, plus become a co-creator and vote for topics we should cover next. Become a patron or see other ways to support. Become a Patron!

To suggest a correction or clarification, write to us here

You can also highlight the text and press Ctrl + Enter

Please leave your suggestions or corrections here


    Euromaidan Press

    We are an independent media outlet that relies solely on advertising revenue to sustain itself. We do not endorse or promote any products or services for financial gain. Therefore, we kindly ask for your support by disabling your ad blocker. Your assistance helps us continue providing quality content. Thank you!

    Related Posts