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Russian missile strike in Ukraine’s Mykolaiv blamed for three deaths

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At least three people were killed and five wounded by a Russian missile strike on a residential building in Ukraine’s southern city of Mykolaiv on Wednesday, said local authorities who have launched a rescue effort for survivors.

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Mayor Oleksandr Senkevych said eight missiles had hit the city, and urged residents to evacuate. He said the building appeared to have been hit by a Russian X-55 cruise missile.

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Photographs from the scene showed smoke billowing from a four-storey building with its upper floor partly destroyed.

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