Dead and injured in eastern Ukraine
Ukrainian military governor claims: “They are aiming fire at the city, trying to kill as many civilians as possible.”
According to local authorities, at least two people died in a Russian bombardment with cluster munitions in the eastern Ukrainian city of Kramatorsk. Eight other people were also injured, three of them seriously, said the Ukrainian military governor of the Donetsk region, Pavlo Kyrylenko, on his Telegram channel on Saturday.
According to Kyrylenko, a park in the city and a funeral home were hit. In addition, several cars and about ten houses were damaged. “They aim their fire at the city and try to kill as many civilians as possible,” he accused the Russian attackers.
Front runs about 20 kilometers east of Kramatorsk
Kramatorsk was a big city before the war. It belongs to the metropolitan area around Kramatorsk and Slowjansk, where around half a million people lived until the start of hostilities a year ago. It is the last major inhabited area in the contested Donetsk region under Kiev’s control. The front is currently around 20 kilometers east of Kramatorsk.