Russian rockets attacked and destroyed a Ukrainian army airbase close to the city of Vasylkiv close to the capital Kyiv area on Saturday morning, Interfax Ukraine quoted the native mayor as pronouncing.
The rocket assaults additionally hit an ammunition depot, Vasylkiv Mayor Natalia Balasynovych mentioned.
The enemy forces additionally destroyed a neighborhood oil depot whilst the fireplace broke out at an ammunition depot, reported The Kyiv Unbiased.
“The Russian forces destroyed Vasylkiv army airfield in Vasylkiv town of Kyiv Oblast in Ukraine by means of shedding 8 missiles,” she mentioned.
Hospitals got here below hearth in a single day within the port town of Mykolaiv within the south of Ukraine, together with a most cancers remedy centre and an eye fixed medical institution, an AFP reporter mentioned Saturday.
The home windows had been blown out of the most cancers remedy centre, the place sufferers had been present process chemotherapy and the doorways broken.
“They shot on the civilian spaces, with none army goal,” AFP reported pronouncing health facility’s head Dmytro Lagochev.
“There’s a health facility right here, an orphanage and an ophthalmological medical institution,” he mentioned.
In the meantime, a mosque within the southeastern Ukrainian port town of Mariupol, the place 80 civilians had been taking safe haven was once shelled by means of Russian forces, Ukraine’s overseas ministry mentioned on Saturday.
“The mosque of Sultan Suleiman the Magnificent and his spouse Roxolana (Hurrem Sultan) in Mariupol was once shelled by means of Russian invaders. Greater than 80 adults and youngsters are hiding there from the shelling, together with electorate of Turkey,” Ukraine’s Ministry of International Affairs wrote on its Twitter account.
Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelenskyy in a televised deal with on Saturday had mentioned that the struggle had reached a “strategic turning level” as air raid sirens blared throughout maximum Ukrainian towns urging other people to hunt shelters.
(with supply inputs)
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