Airstrikes in Sumy, Ukraine’s north-eastern city, have killed more than ten people.
Residential buildings were reportedly bombed in certain areas, according to local officials.
According to NAN, Dmytro Zhyvytskyi, the chairman of Sumy’s regional administration, numerous residences were destroyed when a bomb exploded near the city’s center on Tuesday.
“More than ten individuals, including children, were killed,” he claimed.
Four Ukrainian soldiers were also slain in “unequal fighting with the Russian forces,” according to Zhyvytskyi.
The information could not be independently verified at first.
Meanwhile, System Minister Oleksandr Kubrakov estimated that the Russian invasion caused more than $10 billion in damage to Ukraine’s transportation infrastructure.
He included bridges, railway lines, and airports in remarks published in the Ukrayinska Pravda newspaper on Tuesday.
According to the Ukrainian official, the damage could be restored in two years and that he is relying on foreign money to reconstruct.
In the midst of efforts to transfer civilians to safety, Russia’s ambassador to the UN, Vasily Nebenzya, announced Russia was presenting a new Ukraine ceasefire for Tuesday.
On Thursday, Russia and Ukraine are scheduled to meet for another round of negotiations.
Dmytro Kuleba, Ukraine’s Foreign Minister, said that he will meet with Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov in Turkey this week.
“At this time, the 10th of March has been set as the date. If he flies to Antalya, I’ll follow suit. Kuleba remarked in a video message on Monday evening, “Let’s sit down and speak.”