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Ukraine: Russian Missile Strikes in Pokrovsk Targeted Rescue Workers

HeadlineAug 08, 2023

In Ukraine, at least seven people have died in the eastern city of Pokrovsk in a pair of Russian missile strikes on an apartment block and a hotel regularly used by journalists covering the war. The first strike hit at 7:15 p.m. on Monday. A second strike came 40 minutes later, hitting first responders who had raced to the scene of the initial strike. According to Ukrainian officials, 31 people were wounded, including 19 police officers and five rescuers.

In other news from Ukraine, authorities have detained a woman accused of plotting to assassinate Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky. The woman has not been identified.

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