Ukrainian officials say Russian forces have fired missiles at a key Ukrainian military installation near the Polish border, where joint military exercises with NATO countries were held.
Reuters news agency quoted the military administration as saying that Russian forces fired eight missiles at the International Center for Peace and Security on Sunday, but no one was killed in the attack, while information about the wounded was being confirmed.
The 360-square-kilometer military installation is located 25 kilometers from the Polish border and is one of the most extensive installations in the western region.
Ukraine’s Defense Minister Oleksiy Regnikov tweeted that “Russia has attacked the International Center for Peace and Security near Lviv (western city). Foreign instructors also work here. Data about the casualties are being explained.
This is a new terrorist attack on peace and security near the EU NATO border. The move should be made to forestall this.
The British Ministry of Defense also said in a tweet on Sunday that Russian forces were advancing eastward from Kharkiv and Mariupol and were trying to capture Ukrainian forces.
Earlier, Ukraine blamed Russian forces for attacking civilians fleeing the war-torn region, killing seven civilians, including women and children.
Ukraine’s intelligence service says civilians were attacked Friday as they tried to flee a village near the capital, Kyiv.
Ukrainian government officials later confirmed that the convoy was not passing through a “green corridor” with Russia.
Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky said in a video message on Saturday that we should battle.
He said Russia was sending more troops after Ukraine defeated 31 Russian military tactical groups.
Earlier, Ukraine’s president said about 1,300 Ukrainian soldiers had been killed in the three-week-old war, and urged Western nations to join peace talks.
He added that if the Russian army tried to enter the capital, Kyiv, they would fight to the death.
The German chancellor and the French president also called on President Vladimir Putin to declare a ceasefire, but a French official said in a 75-minute conversation that President Putin had not hinted at an end to the war.
On the other hand, Russian Deputy Foreign Minister Sergei Ryabkov has blamed the United States for the escalating tensions, saying that the supply of weapons to Ukraine by Western countries has also complicated the situation, which Russia considers justified.
Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky says he has likewise examined the chance of harmony converses with Israeli Prime Minister Naftali Bennett, however conciliatory endeavors up to this point have not yielded huge outcomes.
The British Ministry of Defense said in a recent statement that fighting was continuing in the northwest of the Ukrainian capital, while the Russian military was located 25 kilometers from Kiev, which could attack Kyiv in a few days.
According to the British Ministry of Defense, heavy shelling by the Russian army continues on four Ukrainian cities Kharkiv, Chernihiv, Somi, and Mariupol. However, the Ukrainian army’s general staff said on Saturday that Russia’s attacks had decreased and that most locations had stopped.
Thousands of civilians are stranded in war-torn cities, while 2.5 million have fled to neighboring countries.
Missiles Hit Secret Israeli Hideouts in Iraq: Iran
A journalist for Iran’s state-run TV in Iraq said Iranian rockets had hit “secret Israeli hideaways” in Erbil, the capital of the Kurdish district of northern Iraq.
Twelve rockets have been terminated at the US office in the Iraqi city of Erbil.
As per the Associated Press (AP), Iraqi security authorities affirmed on Sunday that the US office had been hit by rockets, while a Pentagon official said the assault was done from adjoining Iran.
Iraqi and US authorities have varying articulations on the harm brought about by the rocket strike.
The U.S. military says a vehicle bomb had detonated at Iraqi police enlisting focus at Kisak, west of Mosul.
As per the AP, the US Consulate building is new and at present lying empty.
A U.S. official, talking on a state of namelessness, said it was hazy as of now the number of rockets had been terminated and the number of had arrived at the office.
As per Iraqi security authorities, the assault on the office occurred afternoon and the harm in the space is being surveyed.
An Iraqi authority said the long-range rockets were terminated from Iran yet didn’t intricate, while US authorities didn’t affirm the plan of the rockets.
Another U.S. official said the rocket strike was being explored by the Iraqi government and the local government in the Kurdish district. The United States has denounced the assault in an articulation, considering it a “grave infringement of Iraq’s uprightness and an outflow of brutality.”
A couple of days prior, Israel killed two individuals from Iran’s Revolutionary Guards in an assault close to the Syrian capital, Damascus.