Death toll in Ukraine Independence Day attack rises to 25

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The number of dead in an attack Russian held on Wednesday (24), Independence Day Ukraine and the date on which the war completes six months, at a train station in the Dnipropetrovsk region has risen to 25. The information was passed on by Ukrainian authorities.

Kyrylo Tymoshenko, deputy chief of staff to the president, said search and rescue operations were completed at the station in the village of Chaplyne.

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“Twenty-five people died, including two children, 31 people were injured due to the shelling of the residential sector and the railway station,” Tymoshenko said on Thursday (25).

“An 11-year-old boy died under the rubble of a house; a 6-year-old died in a car fire near the train station.”

Attacks on Independence Day

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The attack was one of several Russian raids carried out in Ukraine on Wednesday, as the country celebrated Ukraine’s Independence Day, officials said.

Yuri Sak, adviser to Ukrainian Defense Minister Oleksii Reznikov, told CNN that Russia carried out “missile attacks on Ukrainian territory”.

“In other major cities in Ukraine, even those that are far from the battlefield, there were explosions, there were missile attacks,” Sak continued, adding that Kyiv had at least eight air raid sirens on Wednesday.

Source: CNN Brasil

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