Russian forces bomb maternity hospital near Zaporizhia, newborn baby killed

Russian forces bomb maternity hospital near Zaporizhia newborn baby killed

Anger in Ukraine, after the continuation of Russian bombardments on Ukrainian civilian infrastructures. On November 23, a maternity hospital in the Zaporijjia region was hit last night, killing at least one newborn. President Volodymyr Zelensky accused Russia of practicing in Ukraine “ terror and murder “.

From our correspondent, Stephane Siohan

At least one Russian missile fell on a maternity ward in the small town of Vilyansk, 15,000 inhabitants, a locality in the Zaporijjia region, close to the front line. The maternity ward was relatively depopulated, but a baby born in 2022 was killed in the bombardment, while her mother and a doctor were pulled from the rubble. Rescuers are still looking for victims.

Terror and Murder

Further north, the city of Kupiansk, in the Kharkiv region, liberated by the Ukrainian army in September, was also bombarded. A clinic and an apartment building were hit by the rockets and two 60-year-olds perished in the strike. Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky said Russia decided to accomplish through terror and murder what it could not accomplish in nine months.

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After being designated a terrorist state by the European Parliament, Russia again launched a missile strike at the Darnytsia power plant in the left-bank suburbs of kyiv. ” An infrastructure site was hit. Stay in shelters “, wrote the mayor Vitali Klitschko, on Telegram, without giving more details. According to an AFP journalist, just after a series of explosions, a northern district of kyiv was left without electricity. In the west of the country, the whole city of Lviv is also deprived of electricity, points out its mayor.