Anger, sadness follow bombing of cultural centre in Ukrainian town of Derhachi

Anger, sadness follow bombing of cultural centre in Ukrainian town of Derhachi

Anger, sadness follow bombing of cultural centre in Ukrainian town of Derhachi 'What was the reason to shoot this building?' asks resident It had been an unusually quiet night in Derhachi, a rough, hilly, ravine-cut little town on the edge of Kharkiv, in northeast Ukraine. The din of war had somewhat receded since Ukrainian troops had pushed the Russians back toward the border. Konstantin, 77, says he was ambling around his second-floor apartment in the wee hours of Friday morning when a huge blast, not far away, shook the walls. The elderly railway pensioner went outside to see smoke billowing into the night sky from the local cultural centre and library in the heart of his little community. The building, which had been used since the Russian invasion as a …
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