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A devastating incident has struck a maternity hospital in the Ukrainian city of Mariupol, where Russian rockets unleashed a direct hit, leaving children trapped beneath the rubble. Ukrainian President Zelensky has labeled the incident an “atrocity,” shedding light on the grave consequences of this merciless attack, Your Content has learned
President Zelensky confirmed that a children’s hospital in Mariupol, located in southern Ukraine, fell victim to a direct hit from Russian rockets. Disturbing footage reveals one building completely demolished, while another remains severely damaged, forcing wounded patients to evacuate.
Expressing his dismay, Zelensky accused world leaders of being complicit in the terror that is unfolding, as innocent children are now trapped amidst the ruins. The president’s plea for intervention echoes the urgent need for immediate action to address this appalling situation.
Prior to this tragic event, Ukraine’s foreign minister had issued a warning that approximately 3,000 infants in Mariupol were facing a critical shortage of essential supplies, including food and medicine. The dire circumstances faced by these vulnerable children intensify the gravity of the situation.
In a further concerning development, the Ukrainian military has reported that Russian forces have apprehended around 400 individuals, whom they claim to be Ukrainian “hostages,” within the occupied city of Kherson. These arrests further exacerbate tensions in the region.
The Red Cross has described the conditions in Mariupol as “apocalyptic” following the cutoff of vital resources such as food, water, and electricity over a week ago. The city’s dire state has been attributed to the encirclement by Russian forces, deepening the humanitarian crisis and leaving the residents in an alarming predicament.
The international community is urged to respond promptly and decisively to address this devastating situation, protect innocent lives, and restore hope to the besieged city of Mariupol, according to The Daily Mail.