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Mykolyiv, An attack on the Regional Administration Building

International desk
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An attack on the regional administration office in the southern Ukrainian city of Mykolayiv was reported by the local authorities.

Authorities have confirmed that 3 people were killed and 22 injured in the attack, which demolished the central section of the building.

The city's governor, Vitaliy Kim, has posted a photo showing a gaping hole in a tower block.

The authorities say 17 people have been freed from the rubble, however, others are still missing - most of them civilians.

Governor Kim said they were searching the wreckage.

"The regional administration building was hit, a large portion of the structure was annihilated," he said.

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