By Euronews in Spanish with EFE
Published 08/08/2023 – 06:46
A Russian attack with two missiles in Pokrovsk in Ukraine has left five dead and more than 30 injured, including police and rescue workers. The president of Ukraine, Volodímir Zelenski has denounced that Russia tries to leave Donetsk in ruins.
At least five people lost their lives and more than thirty were injured due to a Russian missile attack on a residential complex in Pokrovsk, Ukraine, in the Donetsk region, the Ukrainian Interior Ministry reported on Monday.
The Ukrainian Interior Minister, Igor Klimenko, quoted by the UNIAN agency, declared: “Five people died. The collection of debris continues.” According to the head of the Interior, 31 people were injured, including 19 police officers, 5 emergency rescuers and a minor.
The head of the Donetsk regional military administration, Pavlo Kirilenko, explained that there were two attacks separated by “several tens of minutes”, affecting buildings of different heights, homes, a hotel, shops and administrative buildings. He warned of possible new attacks and recommended seeking shelter.
The President of Ukraine, Volodímir Zelensky, denounced: “Russia tries to turn Donetsk into ruins and rubble.” In his statement on Telegram, he added: “Two missiles. One hit a house. Unfortunately, there are victims.”
Zelensky stressed the importance of stopping “Russian terror” and stressed the value of those who fight for Ukraine’s freedom, stressing that those who support the country help to defeat the terrorists. He concluded: “Russia will be held accountable for her actions in this horrendous war.”
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