Russian airstrike kills 51 at a funeral in Ukraine

Posted on AllSides October 5th, 2023
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A Russian attack on the village of Hroza, south-east of Kharkiv, has killed at least 51 people, including an eight-year-old boy, Ukraine says.

Villagers were attending a wake for a local resident when a missile struck at 15:15 local time (13:15 BST).

Ukraine's defence ministry said there were no military targets in the area - only civilians.

Kharkiv regional head Oleh Synyehubov described the attack as one of the region's "bloodiest crimes".

He confirmed that everyone who died were residents of the village, and that today's attack killed 20% of...

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