A Red Cross aid depot was destroyed by a Russian cruise missile in a flash attack condemned as a war crime.
A lone night watchman was killed when thousands of tons of food and water were engulfed in a day-long inferno in the south. Ukraine.
The Red Cross halted food distribution and said a hospital was also attacked elsewhere
Fiercely neutral charity organization declined to say who fired the rockets but it issued an angry statement about the attacks on its sites and staff.
In a thinly veiled message to Russian leader Vladimir PutinIt says: “Population, humanitarian organizations, hospitals are not the target.
“Attacks on staff and organizations of the International Red Cross and Red Crescent Movement are a flagrant violation of international humanitarian law and are classified as a WAR Crimin.”
Strikes go like Putin prepares for Moscow’s annual Victory Day parade in Red Square today to commemorate the defeat of Hitler in 1945.
At the three-story relief center in Odesa, The Sun watched grim-faced rescuers pull a man’s body from the ashes as firefighters battled the blaze.
Inside the ruined building, mountains of canned food, sacks of beans and barrels of drinking water were burned.
“The fire completely consumed the humanitarian aid in the warehouse,” the charity said.
Ukrainian he said Russia launched a total of at least 60 suicide drones — machines filled with explosives and designed to hit targets — in new attacks.
16 missiles and rockets, including eight X-22s from long-range bombers, were also launched by Putin’s forces
IN KievThe capital’s anti-aircraft batteries brought down 35 one-way drones with two fingers spectacularly before Putin.
But in the southern port of Mikolaiv, a rocket explosion tore through a mobile hospital.
The Red Cross said its staff were still assessing the damage but some equipment was unusable.
Governor Vitaliy Kim said at least five cruise missiles hit his city.
It comes as the EU proposes new sanctions against Chinese people and other businesses helping Putin’s war machine against the president of Ukraine by Volodymyr Zelensky force.
Companies in China, Hong Kong, Iran and United Arab Emirates suspected of acting as an intermediary to help Moscow buys high-tech parts for missiles and bombs.