Invaders Shell Sumy Oblast Twice Overnight

Written by Camilla Jessen

Jul.11 - 2024 7:24 AM CET

Photo: Christopher Rogel Blanquet /
Photo: Christopher Rogel Blanquet /
Russian troops shelled the border communities of Sumy Oblast twice on the night and morning of July 10.

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After the bombardment of Kyiv, Russian forces have now set their sights on the border territories of Sumy Oblast in northeastern Ukraine.

Last night, Russian forces targeted the settlements of Sumy Oblast twice, according to a report by Ukrinform.

The attacks were announced by the Sumy Regional Military Administration on Facebook.

Details of the Shelling

During the night and morning, the Russians carried out two separate shellings on the border areas and settlements in Sumy Oblast.

The communities of Bilopolsk and Esmansk were specifically mentioned in the attacks. Bilopolsk experienced three explosions from mortar fire, while Esmansk suffered one explosion from an FPV drone attack.

The operational command "Pivnich" reported that throughout the previous day, Russian forces fired 30 times using various types of weapons on the border areas of Chernihiv and Sumy regions, resulting in a total of 91 explosions.

In Chernihiv Oblast, the settlements of Tymonovychi, Leonivka, Senkivka, and Krasnyi Khutir came under enemy fire.

In Sumy Oblast, the following settlements were attacked: Turya, Kindrativka, Pavlivka, Volfyne, Stepne, Myropilske, Pokrovka, Obody, Popivka, Oleksandrivka, Boyaro-Lezhachi, Sydorivka, Bilokopytove, Seredyna-Buda, Ulanovka, Vovkivka, Starykove, and Yastrubshchyna.

Preliminary reports suggest that these attacks involved barrel artillery, FPV drones, and mortars.

This follows a series of attacks the previous night and morning on July 9, where Russian troops shelled the border communities of Sumy Oblast eight times, leading to 20 explosions.