A report by Daily Mail indicates that Russian rocket artillery opened fire on Kharkiv, Ukraine’s second-largest city on Monday, February 28.
Authorities in Kiev confimed that dozens of civilians have been killed and hundreds wounded in what has been described as one of the most-serious attacks since the war began five days ago.
A major shopping centre in the city was hit as a barrage of Grad rockets and Smerch missiles was fired from Russian positions. Twitter user @IAPonomarenko also shared a video where an area was blanketed by explosions.
The unfotunate attack came as thousands of residents in Ukraine queued outside supermarkets for food, The Irish Sun added.