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Dozens missing after Russian missile strike on mall kills 18 Ukrainians

Moscow claims blaze at mall caused by strike on arms depot; 36 people unaccounted for; G7 countries announce aim to cap price of Russian oil

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Rescuers work at a site of a shopping mall hit by a Russian missile strike, as Russias attack on Ukraine continues, in Kremenchuk, in Poltava region, Ukraine (Photo: Reuters)

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Exhausted firefighters searched on Tuesday for survivors in the rubble of a Ukrainian shopping mall, where authorities said 36 people were missing after a Russian missile strike that killed at least 18.

The attack, in the central city of Kremenchuk far from any frontline, drew a wave of global condemnation, with France's Emmanuel Macron among leaders who called it a "war crime".

Ukraine said Moscow had killed civilians deliberately.

Russia said it had struck a nearby arms depot and falsely claimed that the mall was empty.

At a summit in Germany, leaders of the G7 industrialised democracies announced plans for a price cap on

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First Published: Jun 28 2022 | 9:42 PM IST

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