Among the victims is a baby who died in a shelling that hit a maternity hospital in the Zaporizhia region of southern Ukraine, Ukrainian relief services said yesterday.
“On the night of November 23, in the city of Vilnyansk, Zaporizhia region, a two-story building that housed a maternity hospital was destroyed by a rocket attack in the local hospital sector,” the source said.
“Due to the attack, a baby born this year died,” said the Ukrainian state service for emergency situations on its Telegram account. In the place were, in addition to the creature, the mother and a doctor, the message indicated.
The baby’s mother was injured, Volodimir Zelenski reported on his Telegram account.
“The terrorist state continues the war against civilians,” Zelensky said, referring to Russia.
The emergency services released a video in which rescuers are seen trying to remove a man half buried in the rubble. According to available information, there are no more people trapped under the rubble, they said.
The small city of Vilnyansk is located 45 km from the front line, in the north of the Zaporizhia region, most of which is occupied by Russian troops in the south after Moscow announced the annexation of this territory. By the end of September.