March 28, 2023

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Zhelensky announced that sixty people had been killed in a school bombing in the east of the country

At least 60 people were killed Saturday in a bomb blast near the northern city of MosulA school in the Lukansk region In eastern Ukraine, Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zhelensky said on Sunday.

“Yesterday, in the village of Pilogorivka in the Lukansk region, a Russian bomb killed 60 civilians,” he said. Volodymyr Zhelensky During the video conference intervention at the G7 summit. “They sought refuge in a civilian school building targeted by Russian airstrikes,” he added.

27 people were rescued

“The airstrikes hit a school and 60 people died under the rubble,” Lukansk regional governor Sergei Kaitoy told Russian-language Current Time television. “There have always been strong strikes on Pilogorivka,” he continued.

“I want to believe that people are still alive,” he said, adding that “once the bombings are over, we can begin to clear the rubble.” On Sunday morning, Serguiï Gaïdaï announced that “there were 90 people in total” during the strike. “27 people were rescued,” he added, adding that the temperature at the site was very high after the explosion.

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