The conflict in Ukraine continued for this 46th day of clashes between Russian and Ukrainian troops. On the ground, Russia continued to bomb many cities, mainly in the east of the country.
The bombardments caused several casualties and also destroyed the Dnipro airport (east). The Ukrainian prosecutor general revealed that more than 1,200 corpses were found around kyiv, a week after the discovery of many bodies in the suburb of Boutcha.
What should we remember from the day of this Sunday, April 10. We recap.
1,222 bodies found in kyiv region, announces Ukraine
More than 1,222 bodies have been discovered so far in the Kyiv region, partly occupied for several weeks by Russian forces, Ukrainian Prosecutor General Iryna Venediktova announced on the British channel on Sunday. sky news.
She also reported 5,600 investigations opened for alleged war crimes since the start of the Russian invasion on February 24.
Iryna Veneditkova, whose services coordinate the counting of people killed since the start of the war, did not specify on Sunday whether the bodies discovered were exclusively those of civilians.
In the town of Boucha alone, northwest of kyiv, which has become a symbol of the atrocities of the war in Ukraine, nearly 300 people were buried in mass graves, according to a report announced by the Ukrainian authorities on April 2.
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Strikes continue in Kharkiv
Airstrikes and bombings continued on Ukraine: Sunday morning, they killed at least two people in Kharkiv (east), the second largest city in the country, and in its suburbs, announced regional governor Oleg Sinegoubov.
On Saturday, 10 civilians were also killed and at least 11 people were injured in strikes around and southeast of Kharkiv.
“The Russian army continues to wage war on civilians, for lack of victories on the front”accused the governor of the region.
During the night, it was in the Mykolaiv region, about a hundred kilometers northeast of Odessa, the country’s third largest city and a major strategic port on the Black Sea, that seven missiles fell, according to the command local military.
Dnipro airport destroyed
The Russian military fired missiles at several infrastructure and buildings on Sunday in the Dnipro and Luhansk regions of central-eastern and eastern Ukraine respectively, Ukrainian authorities said, resulting in the destruction of a airport.
The governor of the region, Valentin Reznitchenko, said that the emergency services went to a site hit by a bombardment in the town of Zvonetsky. He assured that a toll of victims would be given later.
On Telegram messaging, the governor also said that the airport in the city of Dnipro had been hit by the bombardments. “The airport itself was destroyed, along with nearby infrastructure. And the rockets fly and fly”he lamented.
Earlier in the day, he said that in Dnipro, one person was injured.