Russia has launched a brand new wave of assaults on Ukraine, as 12 folks have been killed when a 9 storey block of flats was hit within the metropolis of Dnipro. Vladimir Putin can be recognized to be concentrating on the nation’s vitality infrastructure.
Rescue groups labored by means of the evening in freezing temperatures to seek for survivors.
Native officers insisted that there have been nonetheless folks alive below the wreckage.
In a social media video Mikhailo Lysenko, deputy mayor of Dnipro mentioned that survivors may very well be heard screaming beneath the rubble.
He mentioned: “They maintain sending SMS-es.
“We cease our work at times to maintain silence and we hear folks scream from beneath the rubble.”
Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky mentioned the dying toll within the Dnipro assault was more likely to rise.
He additionally referred to as for extra assist from allies to provide extra weapons to finish “Russian terror” in addition to assaults on civilians.
Mr Zelensky added that the second to ninth flooring of the constructing’s broken part had collapsed.
They have been additionally seen looking by means of rubble towards a background of a big pile of steel and concrete.
Wounded folks have been pictured being carried away on stretchers.
Crucial infrastructure in Kyiv and elsewhere was additionally hit, with Ukrainian vitality minister German Galushchenko admitting that the approaching days could be “tough.”