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Iconic 'Harry Potter Castle' in Ukraine Destroyed by Russian Missile

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In a devastating turn of events, a Russian missile strike targeted the Southern Ukrainian city, resulting in casualties and significant destruction. The assault left 30 individuals injured, including two children and a pregnant woman, underscoring the indiscriminate nature of the attack.

According to CNN reports, the assault also led to the destruction of a picturesque estate fondly referred to as the 'Harry Potter Castle.' Tragically, the strike claimed the lives of four people and inflicted damage on nearly 20 residential buildings and infrastructure facilities in the area.

Images and footage released by Ukraine's Prosecutor General's office depicted the harrowing scene as flames engulfed the distinctive cone-shaped towers and roof of the educational institution, earning it the local moniker of "Harry Potter castle" due to its architectural resemblance to a Scottish baronial pile. Authorities suspect that Russia employed an Iskander ballistic missile and cluster munitions in the attack, exacerbating the civilian toll and destruction.

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Ukrainian officials condemned the use of such indiscriminate weaponry, highlighting the grave risk it poses to civilian populations. Metal fragments and missile debris found within a 1.5 km radius of the attack site further underscored the devastating impact of the assault.

In response, Ukrainian authorities vowed to pursue a thorough investigation to hold those responsible for the attack accountable. They condemned the deliberate targeting of peaceful Ukrainian cities and reiterated their commitment to justice for the victims.

Meanwhile, Russian officials offered a contrasting narrative, asserting that their air defenses in Crimea successfully intercepted a significant missile and drone attack launched by Ukraine. Despite their claims, the devastating aftermath of the assault on the Southern Ukrainian city painted a starkly different picture, with casualties and widespread destruction underscoring the gravity of the situation.

The attack occurred amid mounting tensions and renewed hostilities, exacerbated by NATO's criticism of delays in aid delivery to Ukraine from Western allies. NATO chief Jens Stoltenberg lamented the sluggish response, which he argued allowed Russian forces to advance further on the war front, prolonging the 25-month-old invasion and deepening the humanitarian crisis.

As the conflict escalates, the international community faces mounting pressure to address the urgent humanitarian needs of Ukraine while striving for a peaceful resolution to the ongoing crisis.

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