War crimes of the Russian Federation: as a result of an air strike on the residential sector killed 21 civilians, including 2 children

Сумська обласна прокуратура

Russian occupiers, namely war criminals, bombed residential areas of Sumy. The invaders killed 21 civilians, including two children.

This was reported in the Sumy regional prosecutor’s office.

According to the investigation, on March 7, 2022, at 10:35 PM, servicemen of the Armed Forces of the Russian Federation, violating the rules of warfare, carried out an airstrike on the residential area on Romenska street and Spartak street of Sumy city.

As a result of the bombing, the house №27 on Romanska street was completely destroyed. Buildings № 29, 29/1, 33 on Romenska street, buildings №18,16,14,10,8,6,4,2,9,7,5,3,1/1 on Spartak street were partially diminished.

On March 7, at 7 AM, the bodies of 21 people, including 2 children, were found during an inspection of the site of the offensive. However, the number of victims is being determined.

The Sumy District Prosecutor’s Office instituted the criminal proceedings for investigation of violations of the laws and customs of war (Part 2 of Article 438 of the Criminal Code of Ukraine).