60 Killed As Bomb Hits School In Ukraine

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Over two dozens of people has allegedly been killed after a school was hit by a in Ukraine  where government forces fight Russian soldiers and troops .

60 Killed As Bomb Hits School In Ukraine
60 Killed As Hits School In

Two deaths have been confirmed by Luhansk region  governor, Serhiy Haidai . There are reports that about 60 people may have died beneath the wreck of the school in Bilohorivka.

Mr Haidai also stated that a Russian plane dropped a on Saturday. His accusation couldn’t be verified independently and there was no immediate response from Russia.

About 90 people had been living in the building and 30 were rescued, seven of them were wounded, he says.

Luhansk has seen fierce combat as Russian troops and separatist fighters seek to surround government forces, just over two months since the start of the Russian invasion.

Much of Luhansk, which along with Donetsk forms part of the Donbas region, has been under the control of the separatists for the past eight years.

Bilohorivka is close to the government-held city of Severodonetsk, where heavy fighting was reported in the suburbs on Saturday. One Ukrainian newspaper, Ukrayinska Pravda, says the village became a “hot spot” during fighting last week.

The blast brought down the building which caught fire and it took firefighters three hours to extinguish the blaze, according to the governor, writing on Telegram.

He said almost the entire village had been sheltering in the basement of the school.
The final death toll would only be known when the rubble had been cleared, the governor said.

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