10 civilians, 40 soldiers killed in Ukraine as Russia continues air raids, ground invasion

An injured woman being evacuated as Russia bombs a civilian apartment complex in Chuhuiv, near Kharkiv. [Photo: Twitter/ Alexander Lourie]

As many as 40 Ukrainian soldiers and around 10 civilians have been killed by Russian shelling, international media reported quoting the Ukrainian President’s adviser as saying.

The AFP, meanwhile reported that Ukraine said it killed ‘around 50 Russian occupiers’ without providing details. The casualties are the latest in a series of fast-paced developments that began when Russian President Vladimir Putin announced a military operation in Ukraine early Thursday.

Meanwhile, Ukraine’s ambassador to India urged PM of India Narendra Modi to contact Putin and Ukrainian President Volodymyr to mediate the crisis.

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