Several Ukrainian cities hit in new wave of Russia missile assaults | EUROtoday

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Condemning the daytime assaults, the UN’s prime assist coordinator in Ukraine, Denise Brown, stated that a number of cities had been focused, together with the capital, Kyiv, Kryvyi Rih and Pokrovsk.

The assaults occurred simply “as people were starting their day. Dozens of people have been killed and injured,” stated Ms. Brown, who reported heavy injury to the kids’s hospital within the centre of Kyiv.

‘Unconscionable’ assault on youngsters

It is unconscionable that children are killed and injured in this war. Under international humanitarian law, hospitals have special protection. Civilians must be protected,” she insisted.

The newest bloody growth follows an alert from UN human rights workplace screens that May noticed the highest variety of civilian casualties attributable to Russian assaults in almost a yr.

According to the report by the UN Human Rights Monitoring Mission in Ukraine (HRMMU), between 1 March and 31 May, not less than 436 civilians had been killed and an extra 1,760 injured. Casualties included six media staff, 26 healthcare staff, 5 assist staff and 28 emergency providers staff.

The UN report added that almost all (91 per cent) of the casualties had been in territory managed by Ukraine and 9 per cent in Russian-occupied territory.

In the identical reporting interval, the Russian authorities reported that 91 civilians had been killed and 455 injured in Russia from assaults launched by Ukrainian armed forces, primarily in Belgorod, Briansk and Kursk areas.

More than 20 killed

According to studies, not less than 20 individuals had been killed in Monday’s assaults, whereas President Volodymyr Zelenskiy stated that greater than 40 missiles had been fired.

In addition to the Ohmatdyt Children’s Hospital in Kyiv, different public infrastructure was additionally broken, together with business and residential buildings in cities together with Dnipro, Kramatorsk, Kryviy Rih, Kyi and Pokrovsk.

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