Russian Shelling Injures 16 in Kherson Region

Written by Camilla Jessen

Apr.18 - 2024 7:39 AM CET

Photo: State Emergency Service on Telegram
Photo: State Emergency Service on Telegram
Intensified military actions by Russian forces have resulted in numerous civilian injuries in Ukraine's Kherson region.

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In Ukraine's Kherson region, Russian military forces launched extensive artillery attacks on nine local settlements, leading to sixteen civilian injuries.

Oleksandr Prokudin, the head of the Kherson regional state administration, detailed the incidents on his Facebook page.

Impact Across Settlements

The affected settlements include Mykhailivka, Beryslav, Novotyaginka, Chaikyne, Antonivka, Zmiivka, Havrylivka, Ivanivka, and Kherson itself.

The attacks have not only harmed residents but also caused structural damage, with two private homes reported damaged along with an administration building and a vehicle.

A separate report from Ukrinform mentioned that an airstrike on Beryslav resulted in one more person being injured.

In response to the aggression, Ukrainian air defense units were able to intercept and destroy a Russian Shahed-131/136 drone during a nighttime attack.

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