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Russia’s ‘cowardly attack’ on Ukraine has claimed at least 18 civilians lives with 132 injured

by LLB political Reporter
29th Dec 23 2:10 pm

The National Police of Ukraine have said in an update that as of 1pm local time at least 18 civilians have been killed and 132 left injured as a result of Russia’s “cowardly attack” on Ukraine overnight.

In a statement the National Police said on Friday afternoon, “As of 13:00 it is known about the death of 18 civilians, 132 were injured.

“The police are documenting a massive strike by the Russian army against Ukraine.”

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The British Prime Minister Rishi Sunak has blasted Vladimir Putin’s “massive attack” on the civilian population across Ukraine.

Sunak warned that Putin will stop at nothing to achieve his goal of eradicating freedom and democracy.

Sunak wrote on X, “These widespread attacks on Ukraine’s cities show Putin will stop at nothing to achieve his aim of eradicating freedom and democracy.

“We will not let him win. We must continue to stand with Ukraine – for as long as it take.”

British Ambassador to Ukraine Martin Harris has accused Russia of more war crimes, over the deliberate Russian attack on the Ukrainian civilian infrastructure.

Harris said, “More despicable attacks by Russia across Ukraine this morning.

“There are reports that a maternity hospital, apartment blocks, shopping malls and train stations have been hit – in this holiday season.

“Attacking civilian infrastructure is a war crime.”

The High Representative of the European Union for Foreign and Security Policy, Josep Borrell, condemned Russia’s attack on Ukrainian settlements, assuring of further EU support for Ukraine.

Borrel said in a message to Ukraine, “It was yet another cowardly and indiscriminate targeting of schools, a metro station and a hospital, resulting in the death of at least 16 people and several wounded.

“The EU stands with Ukraine, as long as it takes.”

The Japanese Embassy said, Japan strongly condemns Russia’s massive air attack on Ukrainian cities,

The Japanese embassy said on X, “As a result of the attack, dozens of people were killed and injured, residential buildings, a maternity hospital, a shopping center, a service station, and a subway were damaged.

“In the face of a brutal enemy, Japan’s support for Ukraine is unwavering.”

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