Missile kills at least 50 at crowded Ukrainian train station

KYIV, Ukraine (AP) — Ukrainian authorities say a missile hit a train station where thousands of people had gathered to flee in eastern Ukraine, killing at least 50. Meanwhile, workers unearthed bodies from a mass grave in a town that has become the center of war crimes allegations against Russian troops.

Photos from the station in Kramatorsk showed the dead covered with tarps on the ground and the remnants of a rocket with the words “For the children” painted on it in Russian.

The office of Ukraine’s prosecutor-general said about 4,000 civilians were in and around the station at the time of the strike. Most were women and children heeding calls to leave the area before Russia launches a full-scale offensive in the country’s east.