• 24/02/2024 13:58

UN Secretary General condemns Russian missile attacks on Ukraine

Guterres pointed to the death and injury of a large number of civilians as a result of these attacks.

UN Secretary-General condemns Russian missile attacks on Ukraine

UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres “in the strongest possible terms” .

Speaker of the Secretary General Stephane Dujarric announced this, Ukrinform reports.

“The Secretary-General strongly condemns the Russian Federation's large-scale shelling of Ukrainian cities and towns across the country, including civilian targets and critical infrastructure,” the statement said.

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In addition, Guterres pointed out the death and injury of a large number of civilians as a result of these attacks.

  • As a result of the morning Russian attack on the territory of Ukraine, as of now it is known that 30 dead and more than 160 wounded.

  • Zelensky subsequently reported that during the night and morning attack, the Russian Federation fired approximately 110 missiles into Ukraine. Among other things, maternity hospitals, educational institutions, a shopping center, high-rise buildings and private houses, a commercial warehouse, and a parking lot were attacked. Kyiv, Lvov, Odessa, Dnepr, Kharkov, Zaporozhye and other cities. The President added that “Russia hit with almost everything it has in its arsenal: daggers, S-300, cruise missiles, UAVs. Strategic bombers launched Kh-101/Kh-505.”

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    As a result of the attack on the territory of Ukraine, residential buildings and civilian infrastructure were damaged in 16 regions. As of 13:00, 18 people were known to have died. As the day progressed, this figure grew.

  • In several regions of Ukraine there were power outages due to shelling. In particular, in Kyiv, Dnepropetrovsk, etc.

  • Due to the shelling, a local deterioration in air quality was recorded in Kyiv. In the northern part of the city, an increase in the concentration of combustion products, including suspended particles (dust), was recorded.

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