Saturday, May 21, 2022

30 Dead And More Than 100 Wounded After Missile Strike On Railway Station In Ukraine

More on the reports of a missile strike on Kramatorsk railway station in eastern Ukraine.

The Donetsk regional governor says police and rescuers have reported that dozens of people have been killed or wounded, after rockets hit the station.

Writing on Telegram, Pavlo Kyrylenko said thousands of people were at the station at the time, as residents from the Donetsk region were being evacuated to safer regions in Ukraine.

The state rail company says more than 30 people have been killed and over 100 others wounded in a Russian rocket strike on Kramatorsk train station.

Kramatorsk was one of the easternmost stations still operating in Ukraine, and the governor of Donetsk said thousands of people were there at the time, trying to get on to trains out of the area.

The head of Ukrainian rail said two rockets had hit the station. Kramatorsk was widely known as being one of the main evacuation routes out of eastern Ukraine. Details of trains leaving the city were being posted by local authorities.

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