Russian attack on train station in eastern Ukraine kills dozens: reports


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Russian troops attacked a crowded train station in eastern Ukraine on Friday morning and dozens of people were reportedly killed.

Ukrainian Railways said more than 30 people were killed and more than 100 injured in the attack, Reuters reported.

“Two rockets hit the Kramatorsk station,” the Ukrainian railway company said. “According to operational data, more than 30 people were killed and more than 100 were injured in the rocket attack on the Kramatorsk railway station.”

The station is used to evacuate civilians.

This general view shows the personal belongings of victims and damage to a platform after a rocket attack on the railway station in the eastern city of Kramatorsk in the Donbass region on April 8, 2022.
(Photo by HERVE BAR/AFP via Getty Images)

RUSSIA SEEMS TO REPOSITION ITSELF IN EASTERN UKRAINE

“Thousands of people were at the station during the missile attack, as residents of the Donetsk region are being evacuated to safer areas of Ukraine,” said Pavlo Kyrylenko, governor of the Donetsk region. on Telegram, according to the New York Times.

WARNING: GRAPHIC IMAGE Victims are laid out next to a platform after a bombing of the train station in the eastern town of Kramatorsk, in the Donbass region, April 8, 2022. - More than 30 people were killed and more 100 injured in a rocket attack on a train station in Kramatorsk, eastern Ukraine, said the head of the national railway company.  (Photo by Hervé BAR/AFP) (Photo by HERVE BAR/AFP via Getty Images)

WARNING: GRAPHIC IMAGE Victims are laid out next to a platform after a bombing of the train station in the eastern town of Kramatorsk, in the Donbass region, April 8, 2022. – More than 30 people were killed and more 100 injured in a rocket attack on a train station in Kramatorsk, eastern Ukraine, said the head of the national railway company. (Photo by Hervé BAR/AFP) (Photo by HERVE BAR/AFP via Getty Images)

This marked the latest attack on civilians as evidence of the intentional killing of civilians in Bucha and other parts of the country grew, causing global outcry.

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The attack came after the complete withdrawal of Russian troops from northern Ukraine, according to the British Ministry of Defence, with some forces redeploying to the disputed Eastern Donbass region.


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