Russian troops drop air bomb near hospital, maternity hospital in Mariupol, victims being established
Head of Donetsk regional military administration Pavlo Kyrylenko says that as a result of an air attack by Russian troops, a maternity hospital, hospital, children's department and therapy in the center of Mariupol were destroyed.
"A maternity hospital in the city center, a hospital, a children's department and therapy, all this was destroyed during an air raid by Russian aircraft on Mariupol. Literally just now," Kyrylenko said on Facebook.
Mariupol city council said the destruction after the airstrike is colossal.
"The building of the medical institution, where children were recently treated, is completely destroyed. Information about the affected children is being specified," Kyrylenko said.
In turn, the National Police of Ukraine press service said that law enforcement officers are working at the site of the airstrike.
"Today, the Russians dropped an air bomb in the area of the hospital and maternity hospital, where mothers with children were. The number of killed and wounded is being established. Another blow fell nearby in the city center," the police said on Facebook said.
The police document the aftermath of the bombing. Explosives collect material evidence for the International Court of Justice.
Preliminary qualification is under Article 438 (violation of the laws and customs of war) of the Criminal Code of Ukraine.