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On July 8, a Russian missile hit the Okhmatdyt Children’s Hospital in Kyiv during a widespread attack on cities through… Read more
On July 8, a Russian missile hit the Okhmatdyt Children’s Hospital in Kyiv during a widespread attack on cities throughout the country. According to the Ukrainian authorities, Russian forces deliberately targeted the hospital and other civilian infrastructure in the capital. According to preliminary reports, at least 10 people were killed and at least 35 were injured in Kyiv, and at least 21 people were killed and 68 injured throughout the country. Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky wrote that people are still trapped under the rubble from the strike on the hospital, which he called “one of the most important children’s hospitals not only in Ukraine, but also in Europe,” adding: “Okhmatdyt has been saving and restoring the health of thousands of children.”
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