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    Ukraine-Russia war live: Two dead in Putin ‘double tap’ missile attack that hits railway station near Kharkiv

    By Holly Bancroft,


    Russian forces launched a “double tap” missile attack on a small town near Ukraine ’s second largest city Kharkiv on Saturday.

    Prosecutors said that one of the missile attacks was targeted at the railway station in Budy, southwest of Kharkiv. A second missile hit the area after rescue teams arrived, they said.

    Two people, an emergency services official and a police officer, were reportedly killed in the attack. Officials also reported four dead in a series of attacks in the Donetsk region and two more in the southern Kherson region.

    A further 25 people have been injured in the incidents, including two children. It comes as Ukrainian president Volodymyr Zelensky condemned the shooting of former US president Donald Trump.

    He said there was “no justification” for such violence and that he was “relieved” that Trump was safe and wished him “a speedy recovery”.

    Mr Zelensky has recently visited Ireland after a trip to Washington for the Nato summit.

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