At least 24 useless after Russian strikes, two hospitals hit | EUROtoday

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LThe horror continues in Ukraine. An enormous assault was carried out this Monday, July 8, by Russia towards Ukrainian cities. More than 40 missiles had been fired, inflicting not less than 31 deaths and dozens of accidents, together with some in a youngsters's hospital, the Kiev authorities denounced.

According to the Ukrainian Security Service (SBU), a Russian cruise missile hit the medical facility. “Relevant evidence has already been found at the scene of the tragedy, in particular, fragments of the tail section of an X-101 missile with a serial number and a part of the rudder of the same missile,” the SBU mentioned in an announcement.

“One of the most important children's hospitals in Europe” was broken within the capital, “there are people under the rubble and the exact number of victims is currently unknown”, additionally castigated the Ukrainian president, Volodymyr Zelensky, on X, broadcasting a video of the broken constructing.

“Russia cannot claim that it does not know where its missiles are falling and must be held fully responsible,” Zelensky added, suggesting that the constructing was straight hit by the Russian missile whereas the Russian Defense Ministry claimed that the harm in Kiev was brought on by the autumn of a Ukrainian anti-aircraft missile.

A manufacturing facility in Kryvyi Rig, the place not less than ten folks died, was additionally hit by strikes. According to the authorities, three extra folks died close to the entrance line within the east. In complete, greater than 100 folks had been injured.

Four useless after strike on second hospital

A medical middle in kyiv was additionally focused by a Russian strike, a couple of hours after the one which hit the kids's hospital. “Falling debris was reported in the Dnipro district. A medical center was partially damaged. Four dead and three injured are reported,” Ukrainian emergency companies mentioned on Telegram. The head of the Ukrainian presidential administration, Andriy Yermak, mentioned on Telegram that it was “another Russian strike” on a medical facility.

In kyiv, the place each medical centres had been hit, not less than 17 folks had been useless by noon.

READ ALSO War in Ukraine: Late and too restricted army helpThe worldwide group has strongly condemned these Russian strikes. “These barbaric acts directly and deliberately targeting a children's hospital must be added to the list of war crimes for which Russia will have to be held accountable,” the French Ministry of Foreign Affairs mentioned in an announcement. These strikes “tragically remind us of the reasons why our support for Ukraine must continue and grow.”

The alleged Russian strike on the kids's hospital was additionally condemned by the UK. “We must hold those responsible for Putin's illegal war to account,” the brand new Foreign Secretary, David Lammy, wrote on X, denouncing “an appalling attack on Ukrainian civilians.”

“It is senseless that children are being killed and injured in this war,” denounced the UN humanitarian coordinator for Ukraine, Denise Brown, “firmly” condemning the Russian assaults.