Rail station missile strike casualties rise to 52 dead, 109 wounded

9 April, 03:55 PM
The shelling of Kramatorsk, April 8 (Photo:National Police of Ukraine)

The shelling of Kramatorsk, April 8 (Photo:National Police of Ukraine)

As many as 52 people were killed and 109 wounded in the Russian missiles strike on the railway station in Kramatorsk, Donetsk Oblast, Regional Administration head Pavlo Kyrylenko said in a Telegram message on April 8.

These figures will “inevitably keep rising,” he added.

According to Kyrylenko, the Russians in Donetsk Oblast on April 8 also killed five civilians in Avdiyivka and another person in Vuhledar.

It remains impossible to verify the number of civilian casualties in Mariupol and Volnovakha, said Kyrylenko.

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Early in the morning on April 8, Russia launched two Tochka-U short-range ballistic missiles at the railway station in Kramatorsk, where civilians had gathered to be evacuated by train from the region.

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