At least three people have been killed and 20 others injured after a Russian rocket struck a residential building in the eastern Ukrainian city of Kramatorsk.
The Donetsk Police have reported that the preliminary report points to three deaths and about twenty injured, despite the fact that there may be victims under the rubble.
In addition, it has added that eight apartment buildings have suffered damage and one of them has been completely destroyed, according to a statement on the Donetsk Police Facebook account detailing that there are several emergency and rescue teams at the scene. the facts.
“The enemy attack occurred at 9:45 p.m. (local time). The search and rescue operation is currently underway. The Police document the consequences of Russia’s war crime,” the letter reads.
Agents, in turn, are evacuating residents of the affected buildings to a local school where a shelter is being deployed.
The Office of the Prosecutor General of Ukraine has announced that it has launched the pre-trial investigation into violation of the laws and customs of war of the criminal code, for which prosecutors are documenting “war crimes committed by representatives of the Forces Armed Forces of the Russian Federation”, as reported via Telegram.
“EVERYDAY REALITY OF OUR COUNTRY”
Ukrainian President Volodimir Zelensky conveyed his condolences to the families of the victims, adding that the country’s authorities “will find and punish all the perpetrators (of the crimes because) they do not deserve mercy.”
“This is not a repetition of history, this is the daily reality of our country. A country bordering on absolute evil. And a country that has to overcome it to reduce to zero the probability that such tragedies will happen again,” he said. indicated Zelensky.
Thus, the Ukrainian president has considered that this attack “had no other objective than terror”, while he has reiterated that “the only way to stop Russian terrorism is to defeat it with tanks, combat planes and long-range missiles”.