Russia’s Airstrikes Kill Three, Injure 13 in East Ukraine |

Feb14,2024



– Russia launched several missile attacks on the city Selidov in eastern Ukraine Donetsk region Overnight, three people were killed, a dozen were injured and a hospital and several apartments were damaged, ukrainian official Said.
“Three civilians were killed (one of them was a child),” the press service of the city's military administration said on the Telegram messaging app.
Donetsk Governor Vadim Fylashkin said on Telegram that 100 patients were evacuated to hospitals in nearby cities after a wing of the city's hospital was damaged in several Russian attacks overnight.
He posted a video showing windows blown out, walls torn apart and debris inside a medical facility, with patients sitting or lying on beds.
In another attack, several apartments in a five-story residential building were destroyed and at least four people, including two children, were injured, Fylashkin said.
Reuters was not able to independently verify the reports. There was no immediate response from Russia's Defense Ministry to a request for comment.
Both Russia and Ukraine deny targeting civilians in attacks on each other's territories. Both sides say their airstrikes, which often occur far from the front lines, are aimed at destroying vital energy, military and transportation infrastructure.
Ukrainian officials have said the town of Selidov, which had a pre-war population of about 24,000, has come under increased Russian airstrikes in recent weeks.
The Donetsk region, 57% of which is now under Russian control, has been at the forefront of the war since 2014, when Russian-backed proxies captured the region's capital, also known as Donetsk, as well as several other large cities. Had taken.



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