According to Ukrainian authorities, a Russian missile struck a restaurant in the southern Mykolaiv region of Ukraine on Wednesday night, resulting in the loss of two lives and leaving one person injured.
The State Emergency Service of Ukraine reported that at 8:30 p.m., a missile hit a “food establishment” in a residential area within the region.
“Two people died and one person was injured under the rubble,” it said on Telegram.
As a result of the impact, residential buildings and an agricultural enterprise were also damaged,” it added.
Mykolaiv’s governor, Vitaliy Kim, conveyed through a messaging app that a missile had hit Stepove, a small village situated approximately 45 kilometers (28 miles) to the northwest of Mykolaiv city.
He said one of those killed was a woman. “The rescuers dislodged her body from under the rubble of the destroyed building,” he wrote.
He subsequently mentioned that the area had experienced two explosions and mentioned that officials were conducting an inquiry.
This development follows the occurrence of Russian airstrikes in Ukraine’s Zaporizhzhia and Dnipropetrovsk regions, resulting in the deaths of at least six individuals overnight into Wednesday.