Rocket strike on Ukraine's Odesa causes death, injuries

(Xinhua) 09:16, May 03, 2022

KIEV, May 2 (Xinhua) -- A rocket strike carried out by Russian forces hit Ukraine's southern city of Odesa on Monday, causing deaths and injuries, the head of the Odesa military administration Maksym Marchenko said on Telegram.

According to the operational command "South", missiles hit the city infrastructure, damaging a religious building.

Ukrainian lawmaker Oleksiy Goncharenko tweeted later that a 13-year-old child was killed, while a 17-year-old girl was seriously injured in the attack.

According to local media, there are other deaths and injuries in the attack. 

(Web editor: Xian Jiangnan, Bianji)


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