"During the hostilities, the Russian military allowed wreckage, probably of Grad system, to hit one of the premises of an orphanage in Vorzel, Kyiv region, with 50 children inside," Prosecutor General of Ukraine Iryna Venediktova posted on Facebook, Ukrinform reports.
According to preliminary information, no one was injured in the shelling, as the children and staff of the orphanage had stayed in other rooms when the wreckage hit the building.
So far, children have not been evacuated from the orphanage, there are no bomb shelters or basements The Prosecutor's Office takes measures to evacuate children and staff.
As reported, on February 24, Russian president Vladimir Putin declared war on Ukraine and launched a large-scale invasion. Missile strikes were launched on a number of Ukrainian cities, and military facilities of the Armed Forces of Ukraine were attacked.
According to the General Staff of the Armed Forces of Ukraine, more than 60 battalion tactical groups of Russian troops have been deployed in the territory of Ukraine. The main purpose of their operation is to block Kyiv and create a land corridor to Crimea.
President Volodymyr Zelensky announced a general mobilization in Ukraine.
On Friday morning, February 25, enemy aircraft was shot down by the Ukrainian Armed Forces in the immediate vicinity of Kyiv.