As of the morning of June 28, it is already known about 18 dead as a result of a Russian strike on the Amstor shopping center. Another 36 people are listed as missing.
In the Poltava region, June 28 was declared the Day of Mourning for those killed in the Amstor shopping center in Kremenchug.
about this in his Telegram said the head of the Poltava regional military administration Dmitry Lunin.
“Yesterday, a tragedy occurred in Kremenchug. The terrorist country Russia killed our people. Today, June 28, 2022, on the territory of the Poltava region, it was declared the Day of Mourning in order to commemorate those killed as a result of the shelling of the mall in the city of Kremenchug. As a sign of mourning, the State of Ukraine with a black tape on the buildings of state authorities, local governments, enterprises, institutions and organizations.Restrictions on entertainment events have also been established, the sound of entertaining music in trade and catering establishments is prohibited., – he said.
According to him, at the moment, the removal of rubble in the mall continues. 36 people are considered missing.
“As of now, 18 people are already known to have died as a result of the Russian strike. Another 36 people are listed as missing. 59 people sought medical help, 25 of them were hospitalized. We continue the search. All the necessary assistance is being provided to the victims,” he said. informed Lunin.
As the mayor of Kremenchug Vitaliy Maletsky said on the air of the All-Ukrainian telethonwork to eliminate the consequences of missile strikes on the shopping center in Kremenchug will last another 2-3 days.
“The work will continue for about 2-3 more days, because only today the rescuers can go inside with equipment. The area of the shopping center was more than 10 thousand square meters, and now not all the rubble has been cleared. Unfortunately, we must state that there could be more victims,” the mayor said.
According to Maletsky, there are 7 seriously wounded people in the hospital. In total, more than 20 people are in the hospital, and 57 have applied for medical help.
The mayor noted that three days of mourning will be declared in the city today and an extraordinary session of the city council will be held.
“The city council will allocate assistance for the treatment of those who suffered as a result of the Rashist attack,” Maletsky said.
Kremenchuk: missile attack on Amstor shopping center
As UNIAN reported, on June 27, as a result of rocket attack by the armed forces of the Russian Federation on the city of Kremenchug Poltava region completely destroyed the shopping center. It was reported about 18 dead, dozens injured.
Rescuers are still working at the scene. Another rocket hit to the city stadium.
According to the Air Force Command, Russia fired missiles from Tu-22M3 long-range bombers. The planes took off from the Shaikovka airfield, and the launches were carried out from the Kursk region.
Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky called it one of the most daring acts of terrorism in the history of Europe.
As the adviser to the head of the Office of the President of Ukraine Oleksiy Arestovich stated, Ukraine will respond to the blow shopping center in Kremenchug.