Russian Bomb Strikes School In Ukraine Where 90 Civilians Were Taking Shelter - 60 Feared Dead

Russia has bombed a school in the village of Bilohorivka in eastern Ukraine, two people have been confirmed as killed while 60 more people are feared dead under the debris, according to the governor of the Luhansk region.

60 feared dead are Russia bombs a school in Bilohorivka
60 feared dead after Russia bombed a school in Bilohorivka that was sheltering local villagers

Russia has apparently dropped a powerful bomb on a school in the small village of Bilohorivka in the Luhansk region of Ukraine, where it is believed that 90 people were sheltering from ongoing Russian shelling.

The governor of Luhansk, Serhiy Haidai said: "Ruscists dropped a bomb on a school which was sheltering almost the entire village.

"Everyone who didn't manage to evacuate. After the village club was hit, the school became the only place of safety, but the Russians took even this possibility away from people. "Around 90 people were sheltering in the school, and around 30 people have been rescued from underneath the rubble."

The aftermath of the school bombing in Bilohorivka
The aftermath of the school bombing in Bilohorivka

Haida added that the village of Bilohorivka, located close to Lysychansk, had seen intense fighting throughout the week.

The rescue mission is ongoing with authorities trying to clear away the rubble in the hope of finding further survivors, but currently, the missing 60 people are feared dead.


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