There is only one way to escape from Irbin. This family was unable to evacuate. Trolley bags were left on the street.
Russian pressure on Kyiv is growing and becoming more and more deadly – as well as on neighboring cities.
The city of Irbin is located northwest of Kyiv.
And while the small town of about 50,000 people attempted to evacuate on Sunday, Russian attacks began again.
With the help of the Ukrainian army, entire families tried to escape. Witnesses told Reuters that the Ukrainians were forced to cover up when they were attacked by Russian forces.
But some didn’t get that far.
Four people on a street in Irvine. according to New York times All four must be part of the same family – father, mother and two children. According to the newspaper, they were said to have been killed by a grenade.
The family’s bodies fell close to each other at a memorial to the local soldiers who died in battle against Germany in World War II, the Guardian reports. The Wall Street Journal.
Once again, there are two trolley bags and a dog in a crate.
Recent images from Sunday show residents trying to cross damaged roads and bridges in hopes of escaping Russian air strikes.
Few escape routes. He writes that residents have no choice but to take the only escape route that can be used to leave the city Reuters.
But here, too, there is heavy bombardment.
Erbin is being bombarded with artillery and airstrikes because the city stands in the way of Russian forces trying to advance toward Kyiv, writes BBC.
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Thousands are trying to flee the fighting north of the capital.
US Secretary of State Anthony Blinken said in an interview with CNN Sunday.
Moscow denies targeting civilian areas. But photos taken on Sunday in Irvine show that civilians have also been affected by the deadly attacks.
Bombing explodes a few meters away under the control of civilians as they try to flee from the ongoing Russian attacks on Sunday.
After Russia attacked Ukraine, more than a million people fled the country, according to NBC News.
Pictures from Irvine on Saturday show bombed buildings and a large group of people trying to flee the city by crossing a bridge that fell as a result of the brutal attacks.
– It’s disastrous. The Russians bombed a comprehensive bombardment from the air and missiles. These people suffer from this. Former Ukrainian president Petro Poroshenko told the BBC that this was completely unacceptable.
Poroshenko is in Irvine, and he says it is such attacks that cause Ukraine to ask NATO to close the airspace over Ukraine – something the defense alliance was clearly irrelevant.
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According to CNN, artillery shells hit a barrier between central Kyiv and Irbin. Ukrainian authorities said three people were killed, including two children.
According to Presidential Spokesman Volodymyr Zelensky, Russian forces arrested Hostomil and Bucha near Irbin on Saturday.
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