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Ukraine reports 30 civilian deaths in Russia’s largest aerial attack of the war

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KYIV, Ukraine — The recent Russian missile and drone attack on ⁢Ukraine has left a devastating impact, with at least 30 civilians killed and 144 wounded. The 18-hour onslaught resulted in widespread ‍damage to buildings, including a maternity hospital, apartment blocks, and schools across the country.

In the aftermath of ⁤the attack, the streets of Kyiv were littered with broken glass and mangled metal, as plumes of smoke filled the sky. The harrowing experience was described by Kateryna Ivanivna, ‌a 72-year-old⁤ Kyiv resident, who recounted the terrifying moment when a missile struck, forcing her to ⁣seek⁣ shelter in a subway station.

Meanwhile,‌ in Poland, authorities reported ⁣the entry of a⁢ Russian‌ missile into the country’s airspace, raising concerns about ⁢the⁢ escalating conflict.

Ukraine’s military chief, Valerii Zaluzhnyi, stated that the air force successfully intercepted most of the ⁢ballistic and cruise missiles, as well as‌ the Shahed-type drones, during the attack. ⁣This ⁣massive ⁣aerial assault marked the deadliest and most extensive attack since ​Russia’s full-scale invasion in February 2022.

As the conflict continues, Ukrainian officials have appealed to their Western allies for more air defenses⁤ to combat the escalating threats. The urgent​ need ‍for⁤ support was emphasized during a United Nations ⁣Security Council meeting, where the attack was condemned ‌as‍ “appalling” by Assistant Secretary-General ​Khaled‌ Khiari.

President Joe Biden ‌and British Prime Minister Rishi Sunak both called for further action in ⁣support of Ukraine, emphasizing the need to stand against the relentless aggression displayed by⁤ Russia.

Amidst the chaos, Ukrainian Foreign Minister Dmytro Kuleba urged the ⁢international community to ‍recognize the ongoing plight of Ukraine and provide the necessary support to combat⁤ the escalating violence.

The widespread impact of the attack was felt across ‍six cities in Ukraine, with ‌reports of deaths and damage emerging from various⁤ regions.⁢ The devastating consequences serve as a stark reminder of the urgent need for international intervention to protect the people of‌ Ukraine.

As the​ world grapples with the aftermath of⁤ this brutal attack, it⁤ is crucial for global leaders to‌ come ​together and take decisive action to support Ukraine in its fight for‌ freedom and democracy.

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  1. Agree Overwhelming evidence of Russia’s aggressive actions towards Ukraine continues to mount. These civilian deaths in the largest aerial attack yet are deeply troubling and demand international condemnation. The world cannot turn a blind eye to this ongoing conflict.

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