A school in the village of Zelenogai, about 10 miles (16 kilometers) east of Mykolaiv, has been demolished by a Russian military strike, Mykolaiv regional administrator Vitali Kim said.
Video and photos from the scene, which have been geolocated and their authenticity verified, show much of the school has been reduced to rubble. Kim confirmed that a school in the Mykolaiv region was hit and posted the video and photos online.
"Some people got under the rubble and we are evacuating them," Kim said.
Firefighters and rescue services are seen in the video.
Later on Saturday evening, Kim said that the military strike left several people either dead or in critical condition.