Russian forces launched seven missile strikes on Zaporizhzhia, in the early hours of Thursday, killing two and trapping five others.
The Ukrainian regional Governor, Oleksandr Starukh, who confirmed the incident in a Social Media post, said the missiles hit residential buildings in the South-Eastern city of Zaporizhzhia.
He said; "One woman died and another person died in an ambulance
Starukh said that at least five others remained trapped beneath the rubble.
The attacks followed after the Ukrainian President, Volodymyr Zelenskyy, had announced that three more villages in the region had been retaken.
CEOAFRICA had reported that Zaporizhzhia is in one of the four regions annexed by Russian President, Vladimir Putin, in violation of international law and lies close to Europe's largest nuclear power plant.