New wave of Russian missile attacks hit Ukrainian cities — Global Issues

United Nations aid coordinator for Ukraine Dennis Brown condemned the daytime attack and said several cities were targeted, including the capital, Kiev, Kryvyi Rih and Pokrovsk.

The attack “took place just as people were beginning their day. Dozens were killed and injured.” Said Brown reported that there was extensive damage to a children’s hospital in central Kiev.

‘Unjustified’ strikes

It is unacceptable that children are killed or injured. “In this war, hospitals have special protection under international humanitarian law. Civilians must also be protected,” she asserted.

Here’s the latest bloody development: caveat According to the UN Human Rights Watch, May Civilian casualties from Russian attacks rise for first time in nearly a year.

According to a report by tUnited Nations Human Rights Monitoring Mission in Ukraine (HRMMU)At least 436 civilians were killed and a further 1,760 injured between March 1 and May 31. Casualties included six members of the media, 26 medical workers, five aid workers and 28 emergency service workers.

The UN report added that the majority of casualties – 91 percent – occurred in Ukrainian-controlled areas, while 9 percent occurred in Russian-occupied territories.

During the same reporting period, Russian authorities reported that 91 civilians were killed and 455 were injured inside Russia as a result of attacks carried out by Ukrainian forces, mainly in the Belgorod, Bryansk and Kursk regions.

UNOCHA/Wiktoria Andriewska

A children’s hospital in the Ukrainian capital of Kiev was damaged in a morning missile attack.

More than 20 people died

At least 20 people were killed in Monday’s attack, according to reports, and President Volodymyr Zelenskiy said more than 40 missiles were fired.

In addition to the Omadit Children’s Hospital in Kyiv, commercial and residential buildings and other public infrastructure were also damaged in Dnipro, Kramatorsk, Krivy Rikh, Kyi and Pokrovsk cities.

#Not a target

As footage was posted online of volunteers clearing rubble and searching for survivors at a Kiev hospital, Munir Mamazade, chief executive officer of the United Nations Children’s Fund in Ukraine, said: Said The agency had provided emergency water and sanitation supplies to the facility hours after the incident.

“Russia’s all-out aggression continues to disproportionately affect children,” he said in a post on X. “We are receiving horrifying reports that this morning’s attack caused major damage to a children’s hospital in Kyiv, with casualties. Children are #NotATarget and must be protected at all times.”

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