Kyrylo Tymoshenko, deputy head of Zelenskyy’s workplace, put the loss of life toll larger. He mentioned eight individuals had been killed and 5 wounded within the assault, wherein a market, bus station, petrol stations and residential buildings got here beneath fireplace.
“Terrorists attacked the peaceable city of Kurakhove, Zelenskiy wrote on the Telegram messaging app beneath video footage of buildings in flames. “Terrorists are inhuman. And they are going to be held to account for it.”
Kurakhove is within the Donetsk area, which has seen among the heaviest preventing since Russia despatched troops into Ukraine on Feb. 24. Russia denies intentionally attacking civilians however cities throughout Ukraine have been pummelled by Russian forces.