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Russian strike on crowded Ukraine market leaves at least 17 dead

By Shaun Walker

07 Sep 2023 · 4 min read

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  1. A Russian strike hit a crowded market in the Ukrainian city of Kostiantynivka, killing at least 17 people and wounding 32 others. The attack occurred as US Secretary of State, Antony Blinken, was in Kyiv for an unannounced visit.

A Russian strike has hit a crowded market in the Ukrainian city of Kostiantynivka, killing at least 17 people, as the US secretary of state, Antony Blinken, was in Kyiv for an unannounced visit, his first for a year to the Ukrainian capital.

Ukrainian officials said a further 32 people were wounded in the attack, one of Russia’s deadliest attacks in months, 12 miles (20km) from the frontlines in the Donetsk region of eastern Ukraine.

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