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Governor: 1 killed, 12 injured in strikes on Kherson

by Elsa Court and The Kyiv Independent news desk August 7, 2023 10:03 AM 1 min read
A residential building in Kherson, which set on fire as a result of a Russian attack on Aug. 7. (Photo: Andriy Yermak, Head of the Office of the President of Ukraine / Telegram)
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Kherson Oblast Governor Oleksandr Prokudin reported that Russian forces fired on a high-rise in Kherson multiple times during the early hours of Aug. 7, killing one 59-year-old woman.

10 people were injured, including a 93-year-old-woman, as a result of the attacks on the residential building, which set on fire, he said.

Two firemen were also injured while extinguishing the blaze and were taken to hospital.

Strikes were also reported in Dnipropetrovsk Oblast.

Serhii Lysak, head of the Dnipropetrovsk Oblast Military Administration, reported that a Russian missile hit the Synelnykove district of the Dnipropetrovsk region overnight.

A fire broke out, which emergency workers have extinguished. No casualties have been reported.

Lysak also reported that the Russian army shelled the village of Myrove in Nikopol Oblast. Shells from heavy artillery flew there. The information is being clarified.

2 elderly women injured in attack on Kherson Oblast
On the evening of Aug. 6, the Russian military shelled the village of Olhivka in Kherson Oblast, injuring a 73-year-old and 77-year-old womаn.
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