In a shocking and tragic incident, a Ukrainian attack on the Russian border city of Belgorod has killed at least 21 civilians and more than 100 people sustaining injuries while the attack has been widely condemned.
The Governor Vyacheslav Gladkov of the region has confirmed the devastating toll on the city’s residents.
To target the civilians seems like a new war strategy of Kyiv that can things turn more violent in coming days and weeks.
The assault has left the community in a state of shock and mourning. Authorities are currently engaged in rescue and recovery efforts, with emergency services working tirelessly to provide assistance to those affected.
The international community is closely monitoring the situation, and diplomatic tensions are expected to escalate as both Ukrainian and Russian authorities respond to the incident. The precise motivations behind the attack remain unclear, and investigations are underway to determine the responsible parties.
The injured have been rushed to local hospitals, where medical personnel are working around the clock to provide essential care. Hospitals have called for blood donations and assistance from the community to support the influx of patients.