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Russian shelling collapses Slovyansk dormitory, rescuers search for two trapped under rubble

Consequences of shelling of Slovyansk on October 17 (Photo:ДСНС України/Telegram)

Two people are trapped under the rubble of a college dormitory in Slovyansk, Donetsk Oblast, which was shelled by Russian occupation forces overnight on Oct. 17, the State Emergency Service of Ukraine reported on Telegram. Informs NV.

"Donetsk Oblast: the enemy again insidiously struck at residential buildings in Slovyansk," the service said.

As a result of the Russian shelling, a five-storey dormitory building was destroyed.

Rescuers from Donetsk Oblast and a consolidated unit of the State Emergency Service of Ukraine are currently working at the scene. Emergency rescue operations are underway.

Photo: ДСНС України/Telegram

Overnight on Oct. 17, Russian troops shelled the center of Slovyansk. The head of the Slovyansk city military administration, Vadym Lyakh, reported that the Russians hit a dormitory of the Luhansk Agricultural College.

However, earlier he stated that nobody had been hurt.



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