11 killed including 5 children in Russian strikes on eastern Ukrainian town
On November 20, 2020, 11 people were killed, including 5 children, in Russian airstrikes on the eastern Ukrainian town of Novoluhanske. The attack occurred after Ukrainian government forces and pro-Russian separatists had agreed upon a ceasefire starting on November 18.
The Ukrainian Ministry of Defense confirmed that the airstrike was carried out by Russian air forces. The Russian government has denied involvement in the attack. Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky has called for a full investigation into the airstrike, condemning any attacks on civilians.