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Moldovan President reacted to attack by Shaheds on Odesa

Moldovan President reacted to attack by Shaheds on Odesa President of Moldova Maia Sandu (photo: Getty Images)

Moldovan President Maia Sandu stated that Russia's attack on Odesa underscores the need to increase aid to Ukraine, according to the politician on social media.

"Another Russian drone attack in Odesa has claimed lives, serving as a stark reminder that Ukraine urgently needs more help. Every day counts, and delaying aid puts more innocent lives at stake," Sandu wrote.

Night attack by Shaheds on Odesa

During the night of March 2, Russian invaders attacked Odesa with strike drones.

One of the enemy drones hit a multi-story residential building in a residential area of the city, causing part of the entrance with 18 apartments to collapse.

As of the evening, the bodies of eight people were found at the scene. Among the dead is a three-month-old child. The search and rescue operation at the site of the attack is ongoing.

According to Prosecutor General Andriy Kostin, the Russian military deliberately targeted a residential building, as there were no military objects nearby.

President Volodymyr Zelenskyy emphasized the importance of strengthening Ukraine's air defense.