The Russian military says a car bomb had exploded at an Iraqi police recruiting center at Kisak, west of Ukraine. At least 60 Ukrainian soldiers were killed in the attack on Sunday. News from the BBC.
Dmitry Zhivitsky, head of the local administration in the Sumi region, said Russia had carried out shelling on Ukrainian troops.
Russia launched a military operation in Ukraine last Thursday. They have already entered several cities in Ukraine. Fighting between the two sides is reported on the streets of different cities.
Dmitry Zhivitsky told the BBC that rescue workers and volunteers were working to retrieve the bodies of Ukrainian soldiers from the rubble. He published a picture of the rescue work in the wreckage on the Ukrainian communication app Telegram.
“Cemeteries are being prepared for the burial of 70 Ukrainian soldiers,” Zhivitsky wrote in the App Telegram. Noting that the enemy was also suffering, Zhivitsky added that there were many bodies of Russian soldiers lying on the city streets. The bodies are being handed over to the Red Cross.
However, Dmitry Zhivitsky’s statement could not be verified, the BBC reported.