Rescuers were still searching for survivors Tuesday amongst the rubble in the city of Kremenchuk, where the building – which Zelenskyy said had “more than a thousand civilians” inside – was hit Monday afternoon.
In his nightly address, the Ukraininan president said that Russian forces intentionally targeted the shopping center in “one of the most daring terrorist attacks in European history,” and denounced Russia as “the largest terrorist organization in the world.”
Casualty figures continue to rise as rescuers sift through the smoldering debris. Regional Governor Dmytro Lunin said at least 18 la gente fue asesinada, y 59 others sought medical assistance. The region declared a day of mourning Tuesday for the victims of the attack.