Russian troops attacked various parts of Ukraine on the 27th, killing at least 16 people and injuring 59 in a shopping center in central Poltava Oblast.
Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky has slammed the Russian side for "one of the most provocative acts of terrorism in European history."
According to the Ukrainian Emergency Agency, a shopping center was hit by a Russian missile in Kremenchuk, central Poltava on the 27th, killing at least 16 people and injuring 59.
In the video from the site, you can see that the building is burning violently, a large amount of black smoke is rising, fire fighting teams are extinguishing the fire, and heavy machinery is used to remove debris while searching.
Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky has released a new video, and at the shopping center, many of the approximately 1,000 people who were inside after receiving an air defense warning were evacuated, but some were still there at that time and were sacrificed. It was revealed that the number of people was not clear.
"Russia's attack on shopping centers is one of the most provocative acts of terrorism in European history," he said. "It's completely out of the ordinary to be able to attack such targets with missiles." Only terrorists. This is a calculated attack, not a missile, "he slammed the Russian side.
Meanwhile, the leaders of the G7 = seven major countries issued a statement on the 27th, stating that "attacks are outrageous" and "indiscriminate attacks on citizens are war crimes. President Putin will be held liable. It will be. "
In addition, the UN Security Council will hold an emergency meeting on the afternoon of the 28th and the morning of the 29th of Japan time to discuss the response to this attack.
In Ukraine, on the 27th, attacks by Russian troops continued outside the state of Portawa, and according to Deputy Secretary of the President of Ukraine Tymoshenko, two districts of the second city, eastern Kharkiv, were bombarded, killing 5 people and injuring 22 people. It means that it did.
Governor Haidai of eastern Luhansk said that in Lysychans'k, the last base on the Ukrainian side in the state, a Russian rocket gun attack killed eight people and injured more than 20. ..
Under these circumstances, a high-ranking Pentagon official told reporters on the 27th that the missile attacks by Russian troops have intensified in Ukraine in recent days.
Regarding the reason, he said that he may have opposed the G7 summit held in Germany = the summit of the seven major countries and the high mobile rocket artillery system = Heimers provided by the United States to Ukraine. is showing.Keywords: