‘We are safe nowhere’: Multiple civilians killed in Ukraine rocket attack

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KRAMATORSK, Ukraine — At least seven civilians were killed and more than a dozen wounded in a rocket attack on the Kiev-controlled eastern Ukrainian city of Kramatorsk on Tuesday, regional authorities reported.

The attack happened midday and as residents here returned to offices from lunch. At a café where Mashable was dining, about one mile away from the scene of the attack, the rumbling of a series of violent explosions shook its very foundation, and sent a dozen patrons screaming out the door and under their tables.

The Donetsk regional government reported seven civilians were killed, with another 16 civilians, including two children, suffering injuries of varying degrees of severity. Additionally, two soldiers were killed and at least nine injured in the attack. The soldiers were stationed at the nearby airport were reportedly wounded by rockets that exploded on their sprawling military base. Read more…

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