Russian forces kill 3 in Ukraine’s Irpin

Kyiv, March 6 : Russian forces on Sunday targeted a bridge in Ukraine’s Irpin killing at least three civilians, including two children. Meanwhile, the city council of Mariupol said a second attempt of ceasefire will be observed to evacuate civilians, The Guardian reported. The evacuation of civilians was postponed on Saturday as the Russian forces broke the ceasefire agreement to provide evacuation of civilians. In a televised broadcast, Ukrainian presidential adviser Oleksiy Arestovych said Russia was not observing an agreed ceasefire in some areas, preventing a joint plan to allow civilians to evacuate, The Guardian reported. In a tweet, landmine clearance charity The HALO Trust, “No comm cation, no water, no electricity, no food in stores. Ships, artillery, planes are shooting. The population is already on the edge. But we’re holding on. I have no words, this is a living hell. Meanwhile, Russia’s defence ministry spokesman Igor Konashenkov said, “The Russia armed forces continue to strike the military infrastructure of Ukraine. On the morning of 6 March, strikes were carried out by high-precision long-range weapons. The Ukrainian air force base near Starokostiantyniv was disabled.” RNJ

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