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Busy Ukraine shopping centre hit by Russian strike

Busy Ukraine shopping centre hit by Russian strike

A rocket has hit a shopping mall in the town of Kremenchuk in the Poltava region of Ukraine.

Images from the scene show the site completely ablaze.

According to reports, a number of people are feared dead and injured.

President Zelensky said on Telegram that 1,000 people were in the mall at the time of the strike.

The mall posed "no danger to the Russian army" and posed "no strategic value" to the Russians, he said.