Ukraine-Russia War: Kramatorsk train station missile marked 'for children,' kills 39

Friday - 08/04/2022 06:45
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(photo credit: Press service of the State Emergency Service of Ukraine/Handout via REUTERS)
(photo credit: Press service of the State Emergency Service of Ukraine/Handout via REUTERS)

At least 39 people were killed and over 300 wounded on Friday when two Russian missiles reportedly struck a railway station in Kramatorsk in eastern Ukraine as the Russian invasion of Ukraine continues into its 44th day, Ukraine's Donetsk Oblast Governor Pavlo Kyrylenko said.

The station, located in the Donetsk Oblast, is used to evacuate civilians from areas under bombardment from Russian forces.

About 4,000 people, most of them elderly, women and children, were at the railway station when it was hit by Russian rockets, Mayor Oleksander Honcharenko said.

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