A Russian missile struck a multi-storey apartment building in Ukraine’s Black Sea port city of Odessa early Friday, killing at least 10 people, a local official said. has now risen to 10,” said Serhiy Bratchuk, spokesman for the Odessa regional government on his Telegram channel. Follow our live blog for the latest developments. All times are Paris time, GMT+2.
1:59 am: Russian missile strike kills 10 in Odessa
Bratchuk also told Ukrainian state television that seven people were injured, including three children.
A rescue operation was underway, he said, as some people were trapped under the rubble after part of the building collapsed.
Another missile hit a resort, Bratchuk said, injuring several people.
Earlier reports said six people had died in the overnight incident, including three children. Reuters could not independently confirm the details of the incident.
(FRANCE 24 with AFP, AP and REUTERS)