Russian Missile Attack Leaves One Dead and Fifteen Injured in Southeastern Ukraine
A Russian missile attack has hit a clinic in Dnipro, a southeastern Ukrainian city, leaving at least one person dead and 15 others injured. Ukrainian President, Volodimir Zelensky, expressed concern about the possibility of more casualties under the rubble.
“We must irrevocably defeat these inhumans as soon as possible,” Zelensky commented on his Telegram account. Emergency teams are currently working at the scene of the attack to search for any victims who may be trapped in the debris.
Zelensky’s statement came after the attack, in which a missile struck a medical center in the city, causing significant damage to the building. As tensions escalate between Ukraine and Russia, such incidents continue to fuel the conflict that has been ongoing since 2014.
Russia has repeatedly denied any involvement in the conflict, which began when Moscow annexed Crimea from Ukraine. However, Ukraine and Western countries have accused Russia of supporting separatist rebels in the eastern Donetsk and Luhansk regions.
The attack in Dnipro further highlights the growing tension between Ukraine and Russia, with fears that the situation may escalate into a larger-scale conflict. The international community has called for restraint and a peaceful resolution to the ongoing conflict for the sake of innocent civilians caught in the crossfire.
As Ukraine continues to grapple with the aftermath of this latest attack, the country’s leadership and the global community must work to find a way to halt the violence and bring about lasting peace in the region.