Contents tagged with civilian targets

  • Civilian death toll from Russia's strike on Odesa region rises to 20

    The death toll from Russia’s overnight strikes on Bilhorod-Dnistrovskyi, about 50 miles southwest of the Black Sea port city of Odesa, has risen to twenty, according to Ukrainian officials. Dozens of others were injured in the strikes.

    One of the missiles hit a nine-story residential tower, killing 16 and injuring at least 37, according to Ukraine’s state emergency service. Another missile hit a recreational center, killing four more, including one child.

    “We don't expect to find anyone alive, …

  • US accuses Russia of bombing civilian targets in Syria

    According to the US authorities, hundreds of civilians were killed as a result of Russian air attacks on civilian targets in Syria.

    Washington has accused Moscow of targeting civilians in Syria, killing hundreds including members of rescue services, US State Department spokesman Mark Toner said on Tuesday, December 29th in Washington.

    According to Toner, Russian war planes attacked hospitals, schools and markets. In October and the first half of November, more than 130,000 Syrians were forced …