Local authorities in Kremenchuk, Ukraine, reported that a Russian missile struck a civilian shopping mall on June 27.
The acting governor of the Poltava region, Dmitry Lunin, confirmed there were at least 10 dead and 40 wounded.
President Zelensky released a statement condemning the strike, saying there were “more than a thousand civilians” at the location.
“The mall is on fire, rescuers are fighting the fire, the number of victims is impossible to imagine,” Zelensky said via Telegram.
Video released by Ukraine’s State Emergency Service shows firefighters and emergency workers clearing smoldering debris from the site. Credit: State Emergency Service via Storyful
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