The President of the European Commission, Ursula von der Leyenvisited this friday a mass grave in Buchaa city on the outskirts of kyiv where Ukraine’s allies accuse Russian forces of committing atrocities against civilians.
the news agency AFP He reported that The diplomat was in the city north of the capital as part of a trip to strengthen support for Ukraine together with the bloc’s foreign policy chief, Josep Borrell..
Both will go to kyiv today while the bloc announced another 500 million euros for military aid to Ukrainewhich increases this game to a total of 1,500 million since the beginning of the invasionas well as the fact that the European Union is once again represented in the Ukrainian capital.
Von der Leyen reported in the preview that he would personally offer his condolences to the Ukrainian president, Volodimir Zelenskyduring his trip to kyiv this Friday and said he was thinking of the families of the victims.
“The missile attack this morning on a train station used for the evacuation of civilians in Ukraine is despicable”, added the president of the Commission.
A missile attack on the railway station in the Ukrainian city of Kramatorsk left at least 50 deadincluding five children, according to a new Ukrainian official balance.
“Fifty dead, including five children. It is the current death toll from the shelling carried out by the Russian occupation troops in Kramatorsk”, the governor of the Donetsk region in eastern Ukraine wrote on Telegram. Pavlo Kyrylenko.
He also estimated that the number of victims could increase, since there are 98 people injured, including 16 children.
Kyrylenko said 38 people died “at the scene” and 12 in hospital from their injuries. “The occupant must be punished for his crimes”, he added.
This attack on the railway station came early on Friday as hundreds of people were waiting to be evacuated from eastern Ukraine, where a new Russian offensive is expected.
This bombing is one of the deadliest since the Russian government launched the invasion of Ukraine in late February..
“For our children”: Putin’s cynical message in the Russian missile that killed at least 50 civilians at the Kramatorsk train station
At least 50 dead and 100 wounded in a Russian attack on civilians at the Kramatorsk train station
The Ukrainian Army denounced that Russia is preparing an offensive in the east of the country while the siege in Mariupol continues