India at the UN: Reports Of Civilian Deaths In Ukraine War Deeply Disturbing

India said that the issue of civilian rights in armed conflict should be investigated within the framework of applicable international law . India has vehemently condemned the killing of civilians in Bucha and supported the call for an independent probe .

India's Deputy Permanent Representative to the United Nations Embassy R. Ravindra reported on Tuesday that the Russian missile attack on a mall in the Ukrainian city of Kremenchuk killed 18 civilians and injured 59 others, leaving millions more vulnerable and forced to take shelter in neighboring countries.The UN Security Council is also enquiring about the situation in Ukraine, the second time the leader addresses the UN organ.In situations of armed conflict, critical civil assets in urban areas have become easy targets, according to Mr Ravindra.India said that the issue of civilian rights in armed conflict should be investigated within the framework of applicable international law.India had vehemently condemned the killing of civilians in Bucha and supported the call for an independent probe, citing the event in which a shopping center was attacked by what is suspected to be Russian missiles in Kyiv, Odesa, Mykolaiv, Kharkiv, and other towns far from the front lines, with many people killed or injured, she said.India has also been providing humanitarian aid to Ukraine and its neighbours, which include medicines and other essential relief items, he said.The conflict is escalating concerns about food, fertilizer, and fuel safety, particularly in the developing world, he said.

He said that it must also emphasize the availability of fertilisers and maintain the supply chains of fertilisers smooth on a global level.Similarly, attempts should be made to ensure that the global supply of fuel is proportional to the demand, according to Mr Ravindra.He said that India is committed to contributing constructively to reducing the adverse effects of the conflict on food security.In the last two months, India has delivered 1.8 million tonnes of wheat to countries in need, including Afghanistan, Myanmar, Sudan, and Yemen, thanks to the recommendations of the Global Crisis Response Group Task Team.