Red Cross Warehouse in Odesa Destroyed in Missile Strike

Overnight strikes on Odesa, Ukraine, killed at least one and struck a warehouse housing supplies used by the Red Cross Society of Ukraine, officials said on Monday, May 8.

Footage posted by the head of the State Emergency Service of Ukraine shows overnight firefighting efforts.

The Odesa Region Prosecutor’s Office said at least one person was killed and a further two injured in strikes in Odesa and Bilhorod-Dnistrovskyi.

The Red Cross Society of Ukraine said a large warehouse housing humanitarian aid was destroyed, but no people were injured at the site.

“Humanitarian aid for the Odesa region, which was in a warehouse, was completely destroyed by the fire,” the Red Cross said, forcing it to suspend the “provision of humanitarian aid and the activities of some projects” in Odesa. Credit: SES Ukraine via Storyful

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