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    Zelenskyy Vows Retaliation for Chernihiv Attack that Killed Seven People and Wounded Almost 150

    Zelenskyy Vows Retaliation for Chernihiv Attack that Killed Seven People and Wounded Almost 150

    KYIV, Ukraine (AP) — Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelenskyy on Sunday vowed stern retaliation for a Russian missile strike in the center of the northern Ukrainian of Chernihiv that killed seven people and wounded almost 150 others the day before.

    “I am sure our soldiers will respond to for this terrorist attack. Respond tangibly,” Zelenskyy said in a video address published in the early hours of Sunday at the end of a visit to Sweden, his first foreign trip since attending a NATO summit in last month.

    He identified a 6-year-old girl named Sofia as among the dead in the attack and confirmed that the wounded included 15 children.

    The governor of the Chernihiv region, Vyacheslav Chaus, said Sunday that the total number of people confirmed to have been wounded had risen to 148.

    Further east, Russian forces shelled the city of Kupiansk on Sunday morning, seriously wounding a man, according to Kharkiv regional Gov. Oleh Syniehubov.

    Zelenskyy arrived in the on Sunday, two days after the country said the United States had given its approval for Dutch and Danish authorities to deliver F-16 fighter jets to Ukraine's air force.

    Zelenskyy is meeting Dutch Prime Minister Mark Rutte at a military air base in the southern city of Eindhoven.

    The U.S. approval Friday for the Netherlands and Denmark to deliver American-made F-16s to Ukraine was seen as a major boost for Kyiv, even though…

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