BREAKING NEWS: Russian rockets hit railway station in east Ukraine used by evacuees, 30 dead


Two Russian rockets have hit a railway station in Kramatorsk in eastern Ukraine, causing casualties, Ukraine’s state railway company has said.

According to reports at least 30 civilians were killed in the Friday morning attack in northern Donetsk.

The station is used to evacuate civilians from areas under attack from Russian troops, SkyNews reports.

The incident has reportedly left a further 100 people wounded.

It comes after reports of three evacuations trains being blocked after an airstrike on a Ukrainian-controlled railway near Barvinkove station in eastern Ukraine on Thursday.

Train routes out of Slovyansk, Kramatorsk and Lyman, which sit in the Donetsk region, were blocked, Ukrainian media outlet Hromadske reported.

Ukrainian MP Lesia Vasylenko has also reported airstrikes hitting the railway line in the northern part of the Donetsk region.

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