The Kremlin has offered a justification for the attack on children’s hospital in Mariupol which killed 3 including a female child and injured 17.
According to Russian Foreign Minister, Sergey Viktorovich Lavrov, the Mariupol hospital was a base for Ukrainian nationalists.
At least 3 people were killed during the attack on Wednesday, local officals said on Thursday on its Telegram channel.
The officials also reported that 17 doctors were injured during the attack on the children and maternity hospital in southern Ukraine.
“The Russian forces are destroying Mariupol’s civilian population deliberately and without mercy” the city council said.
The president of Ukraine, Volodymyr Zelensky has described the attack on the children’s hospital as an act of “war crime”.