Russia concentrates its attacks in eastern Ukraine

Russian troops continue their attacks in the Donetsk region, as well as in Mariupol and Kharkov, where, reaching the forty-seventh day of fighting, they have intensified the bombing causing at least eleven deaths and 14 injuries, according to Ukrainian military sources, hours after the recorded attack on Dnipro. The Ukrainian forces are trying to gather evidence of the possible atrocities committed by the Russian troops during the occupation of the town of Buzova, near kyiv, after the discovery of the bodies of civilians in this town.

The Kharkov region, in eastern Ukraine and one of the hardest hit by the Russian Army, has been bombed 66 times in the last 24 hours in about attacks that have caused at least eleven deaths and fourteen wounded.

The head of the Regional Military Administration, Oleh Syniehubov, has assured in his Telegram account that the attacks have included shelling with Russian artillery, mortars and multiple rocket launch systems.

“During the last day, Russian troops launched around 66 attacks with artillery, mortars and multiple rocket launcher systems. Saltivka, Piatykhatky, Kholodna Hora, Pisochyn, Zolochiv, Balakliia and Derhachi (districts) suffered damage,” said the military officer.

Hundreds of civilians killed in the liberated towns

The Ukraine’s prosecutor’s office has reported that there are already 183 dead children since the war began. Another 342 minors have been injured as a result of the attacks, although more than 525 have been affected by the violence, especially in areas such as kyiv, Kharkov, Chernígov, Mikolaiv, Lugansk, Zaporizhia, Sumy and Yítomir, according to the report. Europe Press.

Due to the shelling of the Russian armed forces, close to a thousand schools and educational centers have been severely damaged, of which 87 have been destroyed. Since the war began, 1,793 civilians have died throughout the country, according to UN estimates, which warns that the figure could be much higher.

Bodies of Ukrainian civilians killed by the Russian invaders have been found in the town of Buzova, as reported by Anton Gerashchenko, adviser to the Ukrainian Interior Minister, on his Telegram account, a week after dozens of victims were found in Bucha , after being liberated from Russian control.

The politician, however, It has not specified the specific place where the grave was found or the possible number of people there buried.

Regarding the possible war crimes committed by the Russian troops being investigated in this town, Gerashenko has stated, according to the local agency Ukrinform, that according to eyewitnesses “a burning car has been found in which a 17-year-old teenager was burned alive and a woman appears to have been decapitated.

Local authorities in Buzova, according to Gerashenko, believe that at least 50 locals have been killed by the Russian occupiers.

The adviser has insisted that mass killings of civilians have been recorded in the liberated towns and villages from Russian control at the beginning of this month of April (Irpin, Bucha, Hostomel and the entire kyiv region) after weeks of occupation.

According to Ukraine’s Prosecutor General, Iryna Venediktova, the bodies of 1,222 civilians killed since Russian troops invaded the country on February 24 have been found in the kyiv region alone, which includes the country’s capital.

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