12:20 11.03.2022

PGO opens case into air strike on Dnipro

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PGO opens case into air strike on Dnipro

The Office of the Prosecutor General of Ukraine has announced the opening of criminal proceedings after an air strike on the city of Dnipro on the fact of violation of the laws and customs of war, combined with premeditated murder (Part 2 of Article 438 of the Criminal Code of Ukraine).

"On March 11, 2022, at about 05:50 a.m., the Russian armed forces carried out rocket attacks on residential areas and civilian infrastructure in the Novokodaksky district of the city of Dnipro. As a result of three aircraft-guided missile strikes, an apartment building, the regional migration service and the building of the regional administration were damaged. One of the shells fell near the kindergarten. Also, due to a shell hitting a two-storey shoe factory, a fire broke out, which has not yet been eliminated. According to preliminary information, one person died," the PGO's Telegram channel reported.

At the same time, the Office of the Prosecutor General emphasized that there are no military facilities in the affected territory.

An investigative team and employees of the explosive service police are working at the scene of the incident, the circumstances of the incident are being established.

Prosecutors continue to take measures to document war crimes committed by representatives of the armed forces of the Russian Federation.

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