VIDEO: Moscow accused the Ukrainian army of killing 14 people in an attack on a hospital
The Russian Defense Ministry has blamed Ukrainian forces for an attack on a hospital in the Lugansk region that killed 14 people and wounded 24 others.
On Saturday morning, "Ukrainian armed forces deliberately targeted a local hospital with Himars multi-barrel rocket launchers" in Novoaydar, Luhansk region, the Russian military said in a statement. A video purporting to show a destroyed hospital is being shared on social media.
Prjamoj efir: kiev troops bombed Novoajdar hospital in LNR destroying it completely. The number of civilian casualties is being ascertained pic.twitter.com/9UsalUVl5B
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"The deliberate attack on a well-known civilian medical facility is undoubtedly a serious war crime by the Kyiv regime," the statement added.