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Prosecutors: 2 killed, 7 wounded in Russian attack on Donetsk Oblast

by Elsa Court and The Kyiv Independent news desk August 30, 2023 1:03 PM 1 min read
A farm building on fire as a result of a Russian attack on Donetsk Oblast on Aug. 30, 2023. (Donetsk Oblast Prosecutor's Office)
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Russian forces attacked residential areas in Donetsk Oblast overnight, killing 2 civilians and injuring 7 others, the Donetsk Oblast Prosecutor's Office said on Aug. 30.

A missile hit a farm in the village of Bahatyr in Volnovakha district, killing two men aged 44 and 59 years old.  

The Donetsk Oblast Prosecutor's Office believes the Russian army used S-300 surface-to-air missiles to strike the village.  

Five women aged 28 to 80, a 25-year-old man, and a 32-year-old man were injured in Kurakhove and 19 houses were damaged, according to Donetsk Oblast Governor Pavlo Kyrylenko.

The Donetsk Oblast Prosecutor's Office has started a pre-trial investigation into the war crime of intentionally killing civilians.

On Aug. 28, the Prosecutor's Office reported that Russian forces launched a strike against Toretsk in Donetsk Oblast most likely using cluster munitions. The attack killed one woman and injured three others.

Update: Biggest Russian attack on Kyiv in months kills 2, injures 3
Russian forces attacked Ukraine’s capital with drones and missiles overnight, killing two people and injuring three, the Kyiv city military administration reported on Aug. 30.
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