site.btaRussian Drone Attack on Ukraine's Odesa Kills 3

Russian Drone Attack on Ukraine's Odesa Kills 3
Russian Drone Attack on Ukraine's Odesa Kills 3
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Three people were killed in a Russian drone attack on the Ukrainian city of Odesa overnight, the Odesa Province Governor Oleh Kiper said on Telegram on Saturday.

The drone hit a multi-storey residential building, destroying 18 apartments.

Seven people sustained injuries, including a child and a pregnant woman. The latter was admitted to hospital with injuries of medium severity. Three other people with multiple injuries were also hospitalized, among them a 26-year-old woman in serious condition. Three people, including a three-year-old, were assisted on the spot, Oleh Kiper added.

The Odesa Province Governor noted that the search-and-rescue operation is ongoing, adding that March 3 has been declared a day of mourning in Odesa and the region.

Odesa Province is home to the third largest community of expatriate Bulgarians, numbering more than 150,000 people, according to an official population census in Ukraine in 2001. Between 50,000 and 60,000 Bulgarians live in the provincial capital Odesa. Bulgarians in the province are concentrated in the districts of Bolhrad, Izmail, and Bilhorod-Dnistrovskyi.

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