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US official dismisses Russia claim of military target in Vinnytsia

Firefighters take rubbles out of a damaged building following a Russian airstrike in the city of Vinnytsia, west-central Ukraine, on July 14, 2022. (Sergei SUPINSKY / AFP)
Firefighters take rubbles out of a damaged building following a Russian airstrike in the city of Vinnytsia, west-central Ukraine, on July 14, 2022. (Sergei SUPINSKY / AFP)

WASHINGTON — A US official dismisses Russia’s claim that it targeted a meeting of the Ukrainian air force in Vinnytsia in an attack that Kyiv says killed 23 people, including children.

“I have no indication that there was a military target anywhere near that,” the senior defense official tells reporters on condition of anonymity.

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