Russian missile strike on Odesa 'Harry Potter Castle' killed five, including University's deputy rector

Russians targeted Odesa 'Harry Potter Castle'
Russians targeted Odesa 'Harry Potter Castle'

Five people, including deputy rector Borys Vasyliev, were killed during a Russian missile strike on the International Humanitarian University, known locally as the "Harry Potter Castle", in the southern Odesa, Ukrainian TV channel 24 reported late on April 29, citing university sources.

According to local officials, 23 of the 32 injured remain hospitalized, including 8 in serious condition.

On the same day, the Russian forces attacked Odesa with a shrapnel-loaded missile, specifically designed to maximize human casualties, said Ukrainian military spokesperson, Dmytro Pletenchuk.

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