Russian Army Shells Kherson Region: 17 Settlements Hit

Written by Camilla Jessen

Apr.23 - 2024 8:05 AM CET

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Photo: State Emergency Service on Telegram
Photo: State Emergency Service on Telegram
Throughout the day, the Russian army shelled 17 settlements in the Kherson region.

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Russian forces shelled 17 settlements in Ukraine's Kherson region, causing two deaths and several injuries.

Oleksandr Prokudin, head of the Kherson Regional State Administration, shared the news on Facebook, outlining the extent of the damage caused by the shelling.

Details of the Attacks

Russian forces targeted multiple locations in the Kherson region, shelling Antonivka, Bilozerka, Stanislav, Sadovka, Ivanivka, Novotyaginka, Berislav, Novoberislavka, Tyaginka, Mykhailivka, Kachkarivka, Novovorontsovka, Zmiivka, Red Lighthouse, Kozatske, Vesele, and Kherson itself.

The shelling caused extensive damage to infrastructure and buildings, including eight high-rise buildings, 26 private houses, an educational institution, a kindergarten, a cultural institution, a critical infrastructure facility, and a gas pipeline.

Two people were killed, and six others injured in the attacks.

The shelling has caused disruptions in essential services and poses a significant risk to public safety. Utility workers in Kherson's Dnipro district came under fire, with one vehicle damaged, though fortunately, no workers were injured.

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