Watch: Zelenskyy Says Children Buried In Rubble After Russian Airstrike Hits Mariupol Maternity Hospital

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The city council of the southern Ukrainian city of Mariupol has posted a video of a devastated maternity hospital in the city and accused Russian forces of dropping several bombs on it from the air.

“The destruction is enormous. The building of the medical facility where the children were treated recently is completely destroyed. Information on casualties is being clarified,” the council said.

“A maternity hospital in the city center, a children’s ward and department of internal medicine … all these were destroyed during the Russian airstrike on Mariupol. Just now,” said Pavlo Kyrylenko, head of the Donetsk regional administration.

Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky condemned the airstrike on a hospital in Mariupol.

“Direct strike of Russian troops at the maternity hospital. People, children are under the wreckage. Atrocity! How much longer will the world be an accomplice ignoring terror?” Zelensky said on his Telegram account.

The president again directed his anger at NATO for refusing to declare a no-fly zone over Ukraine, saying

“Close the sky right now! Stop the killings! You have power but you seem to be losing humanity,” Zelensky said.

Mariupol city council earlier said in a Facebook post that a children’s hospital had been destroyed by Russian forces on Wednesday.

The destruction is colossal. The building of the medical facility where the children were treated recently is completely destroyed.

Information on casualties is being clarified.

In a Facebook video, the head of the regional military administration, Pavlo Kyrylenko, said:

The maternity ward in the city center, the children’s ward, and the therapy ward at the hospital – all destroyed in a Russian air raid on Mariupol.