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3 killed, 5 injured as Russia attacks 7 Ukrainian regions over past 24 hours

by The Kyiv Independent news desk March 27, 2023 10:49 AM 2 min read
A building damaged by one of the Russian attacks on Donetsk Oblast on March 26-27, 2023. (Governor Pavlo Kyrylenko via Telegram)
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Russia launched attacks against seven Ukrainian oblasts over the past 24 hours, killing three civilians and injuring five more, Ukraine’s Defense Ministry media center reported on March 27.

Russian attacks were reported in Donetsk, Kherson, Kharkiv, Chernihiv, Sumy, Zaporizhzhia, and Luhansk oblasts in the east, south, and north of Ukraine.

According to the report, Russia attacked a total of 73 settlements using mortars, tanks, artillery, S-300 missiles, multiple launch rocket systems (MLRS), drones, and tactical aviation. Fifteen infrastructure facilities were hit.

Earlier in the day, Donetsk Oblast Governor Pavlo Kyrylenko reported that Russian attacks had killed one civilian in Krasnohorivka and injured two more in Bakhmut and Pivnichne.

Russia hit nine settlements and two communities in the region, damaging more than 13 houses, a hotel, and a court building, said Kyrylenko.

Russian troops hit 17 settlements in Kharkiv Oblast, damaging a five-story residential building, two houses, and outbuildings in Kupiansk and Dvorichna, said Governor Oleh Syniehubov. No casualties were reported.

General Staff: Ukrainian forces repel more than 60 Russian attacks over past day
Russian forces are concentrating on conducting offensives toward Kupiansk in Kharkiv Oblast and Lyman, Bakhmut, Avdiivka, and Marinka in Donetsk Oblast, the General Staff of Ukraine’s Armed Forces said in its morning update.
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