Russia Says It Killed Over 600 Ukrainian Troopers In Revenge Assault

Russia Says It Killed Over 600 Ukrainian Soldiers In Revenge Attack

There isn’t a remark but from Ukraine on the assault or the variety of lifeless. (File)

Russia’s defence ministry stated on Sunday it had killed greater than 600 Ukrainian servicemen in an enormous rocket strike on two buildings in japanese Ukraine briefly housing Ukrainian forces.

Reuters couldn’t instantly confirm the defence ministry’s assertion. There was no quick touch upon the Russian declare from Ukraine, although the mayor of Kramatorsk, the japanese Ukrainian city Russia stated it had focused, stated earlier on Sunday on Fb that no one had been killed in an assault on numerous buildings within the metropolis.

Russia’s defence ministry stated the strike on the buildings in Kramatorsk was revenge for a lethal Ukrainian assault earlier this 12 months on a Russian barracks in Makiivka in a part of the Donetsk area managed by Moscow’s forces by which not less than 89 servicemen had been killed.

The ministry stated in a press release that it had used what it referred to as dependable intelligence to focus on the Ukrainian troops. It stated greater than 700 Ukrainian troops had been housed in a single hostel and greater than 600 in one other.

“Because of an enormous missile strike on these momentary deployment factors of Ukrainian military models, greater than 600 Ukrainian servicemen had been destroyed,” the defence ministry stated.

If true, it might be the only largest lack of Ukrainian troops since Russia invaded on Feb. 24 final 12 months.

(Aside from the headline, this story has not been edited by NDTV workers and is revealed from a syndicated feed.)

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