Russians Shell a Shopping Mall With Hundreds of Civilians Inside (Photo Gallery)

Shopping mall "Amstor" was hit by a russian missile on June 27 / Photo credit: Head of Poltava region military administration Dmytro Lunin
Shopping mall "Amstor" was hit by a russian missile on June 27 / Photo credit: Head of Poltava region military administration Dmytro Lunin

russian army keeps multiplying its war crimes in Ukraine, this time by shelling a large mall in Kremenchuk

On June 27 russians launched a missile attack on Kremenchuk city in the Poltava region, central Ukraine.

According to the State Emergency Service of Ukraine, the missile hit the shopping mall around 15:50. President of Ukraine Volodymyr Zelensky said via social media that there were more than a thousand civilians at the moment.

Read more: USA Plans to Buy Air Defense System for Ukraine - Media

"No threat for the russian army. No strategic value. Just the people trying to live a normal life, which irritates the occupiers so much." Zelensky commented. He said russians are furious about their unsuccessful efforts in the frontlines and thus make the civilian population of Ukraine pay for it.

Photo credit: State Emergency Service of Ukraine

The head of local administration reported ten people killed by the missile strike and 50 injured, including two children. The fire broke out, rescuers are fighting it and taking people out of the rubble.

Photo credit: State Emergency Service of Ukraine

It takes 115 firefighters, 20 special vehicles and a special firefighters’ railway car to deal with fire.

Photo credit: State Emergency Service of Ukraine

Air Force Command of Ukraine says the Kh-22 missile was launched by a Tu-22M3 strategic aircraft from Kursk region of russia.

Photo credit: State Emergency Service of Ukraine

Ukrainian Minister of Foreign Affairs Dmytro Kuleba called for more support for Ukraine facing russian aggression.

Also, russians launched massive strikes on Odesa and Kharkiv regions earlier this morning. More than 60 residential houses near Odesa are obliterated by the missiles and are no longer suitable to live in, eight people injured.

Read more: Chronicle of the Russian Federation Crimes in Ukraine (June)
TAGS War