More than 30 people died while over 100 were wounded following a Russian rocket strike on a railway station in east Ukraine on Friday.
The victims are reported to be civilians who were trying to evacuate to safer parts of the country, the state railway company said.
Reuters reports that two Russian rockets struck a station in the city of Kramatorsk which is used for the evacuation of civilians from areas under bombardment by Russian forces.
In a statement, Ukrainian Railways said:
“Two rockets hit Kramatorsk railway station…
According to operational data, more than 30 people were killed and more than 100 were wounded in the rocket attack on Kramatorsk railway station.”
However, Moscow has denied targeting civilians since invading Ukraine on Feb. 24.
Recently, it was reported that Ukraine bombed a fuel depot in its first airstrike on Russian Soil.
Ukrainian helicopters were said to have bombed a fuel storage depot in western Russia, sparking a huge fire, in Kyiv.
Belgorod region governor Vyacheslav Gladkov revealed in a Telegram that the fire at the petrol depot was carried out by two Ukrainian helicopters.
“There was a fire at the petrol depot because of an airstrike carried out by two Ukrainian army helicopters, which entered Russian territory at a low altitude,”
The emergencies ministry said firefighters battled to put out the enormous blaze, which started around 6 am.