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“What we find here is really incredible,” Ramakers says. Yesterday, there were missile attacks on this military base which was full of sleeping soldiers. There is no official confirmation, but we have heard from soldiers here and from the morgue in the city that more than 80 people have been found dead. The fire service is still looking for more bodies.” Ramakers says bodies are still visible under the rubble.
Up to 150 soldiers could spend overnight in the compound, which served as a training site before soldiers were sent to the front. “There is a good chance of saving dozens of soldiers from under the rubble,” said the military journalist. The local fire brigade has been searching for more bodies since yesterday morning. The survivors have not yet been found. This morning, other air raid sirens also sounded, forcing rescuers to go to air raid shelters.
Everywhere we look, there are still body parts. “It’s a horrific situation and no one can tell us exactly how many people are involved,” Ramakers said.
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