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Russia-Ukraine war: Missiles strike shopping centre, many feared dead

Zelenskiy said more than 1,000 people were in the shopping centre at the time of the attack

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A Russian missile strike hit a crowded shopping centre with 1000 people in it, in the central Ukrainian city of Kremenchuk on Monday, killing at least two people and wounding 20, senior Ukrainian officials said. Footage circulated by President Volodymyr Zelenskiy showed a huge blaze raging in the mall (Photo:Twitter).

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Western nations on Monday pledged unwavering support for Ukraine in the war with Russia, including more sanctions on Moscow and air-defence systems, as Russian forces closed in on the last big city still held by Ukrainian troops in eastern Luhansk province.

A Russian missile struck a crowded shopping centre in the Ukrainian city of Kremenchuk, southeast of Kyiv, Ukraine’s President Volodymyr Zelenskiy said, and an aide said at least two people had been killed.

Zelenskiy said more than 1,000 people were in the shopping centre at the time of the attack. He gave no details of casualties but said: “It is impossible

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First Published: Jun 28 2022 | 1:01 AM IST

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