Kramatorsk railway station attack

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Kramatorsk railway bombing
Part of the 2022 Russian invasion of Ukraine
Окупанти вдарили «Точкою-У» по залізничному вокзалу Краматорська 01.jpg
Missile debris with inscription on it 'за детей' - 'for children'
LocationKramatorsk railway station [uk], Kramatorsk, Donetsk Oblast, Ukraine
Coordinates48°43′33.58″N 37°32′35.24″E / 48.7259944°N 37.5431222°E / 48.7259944; 37.5431222Coordinates: 48°43′33.58″N 37°32′35.24″E / 48.7259944°N 37.5431222°E / 48.7259944; 37.5431222
DateApril 8, 2022
~10:24[1] (UTC+3)
Weapons9K720 Iskander ballistic missiles, cluster munitions (per Ukraine)
Deaths60[2]
Non-fatal injuries
110+[2]
PerpetratorsRussian Armed Forces (denied by Russia)

The Kramatorsk railway bombing was the launching of two missiles at the Kramatorsk railway station in the Ukrainian city of Kramatorsk, Donetsk Oblast on April 8, 2022 during the 2022 Russian invasion of Ukraine.

At least 50 people were killed[3][4][5] and 87 to 300 people were injured.[6]

Ukraine said that the attacks were done by Russia, however Russia denied this and says that Ukraine did the attack on themselves to blame Russia.[7]

References[change | change source]

  1. "По вокзалу Краматорска ударили ракетой с надписью «За детей». Погибли 50 человек (в том числе пять детей) Больницы не справляются с количеством раненых, заявил мэр Краматорска". Meduza (in Russian). Retrieved 2022-04-08.
  2. 2.0 2.1 The situation of human rights in Ukraine in the context of the armed attack by the Russian Federation, 24 February to 15 May 2022 (Report). OHCHR. 29 June 2022. para. 32. Retrieved 9 August 2022.
  3. Laizans, Janis; Piper, Elizabeth (2022-04-08). "Ukraine says 39 killed in rocket strike on rail evacuation hub". Reuters. Retrieved 2022-04-08.
  4. "Россия ударила ракетами по вокзалу в Краматорске: все, что известно о трагедии (фото и видео)". Archived from the original on 2022-04-08. Retrieved 2022-04-08.
  5. "По вокзалу Краматорска ударили ракетой с надписью «За детей». Погибли 50 человек (в том числе пять детей) Больницы не справляются с количеством раненых, заявил мэр Краматорска". Meduza (in Russian). Retrieved 2022-04-08.
  6. Tebor, Celina; Lee, Ella (8 April 2022). "'An evil without limits': Dozens killed, injured in rocket strike on train station in eastern Ukraine: Live updates". USA Today News. Gannett. Retrieved 8 April 2022.
  7. "Ukraine says at least 39 people killed in Russian rocket attack on Kramatorsk train station". www.cbsnews.com. Retrieved 2022-04-08.