Russia claims to have killed 200 Ukrainian soldiers
Russia has claimed hundreds of Ukrainian soldiers were killed in an attack on a military train in eastern Ukraine.
According to a statement issued by the Russian Defense Ministry, one of their Iskander missiles directly hit a railway station in the town of Chaplin in the Dnipropetrovsk region, killing more than 200 soldiers of the Armed Forces of Ukraine. BBC news.
According to the statement, 10 units of military equipment of the Ukrainian military were also destroyed. These weapons were being sent to the battlefield of Donbass.
Earlier, Ukraine said that at least 25 civilians were killed in the attack on the railway station.
Officials in Kiev say five of the victims were in a car, all of whom were burned to death.
President of Ukraine Volodymyr Zelensky informed about this attack in a meeting of the United Nations Security Council. However, Ukrainian officials, including him, did not mention anything about the Russian rocket attack on their military train and the death of their soldiers.
In addition to the rocket attack on the Chaplin railway station, Russia also shelled various parts of the country overnight on the night of Ukraine’s 31st independence anniversary.