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8 killed, 66 injured as Russia attacks 9 Ukrainian regions over past 24 hours

by The Kyiv Independent news desk March 28, 2023 11:03 AM 2 min read
A first responder stands in a crater left by a Russian aerial bomb, which hit Sumy Oblast's town of Bilopillia overnight on March 28, 2023. (Ukraine's Presidential Office head Andrii Yermak via Telegram)
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Russia launched attacks against nine Ukrainian oblasts over the past 24 hours, killing eight civilians and wounding 66, Ukraine's Defense Ministry media center reported on March 28.

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

According to the report, Russia struck a total of 124 settlements using mortars, tanks, artillery, S-300 missiles, multiple launch rocket systems (MLRS), Kh-31 cruise missiles, drones, and tactical aviation.

Seventy-six infrastructure facilities have been hit.

According to Ukraine's Air Force, Russia launched 15 Iranian-made Shahed drones and two guided bombs to attack the country overnight on March 28.

Ukraine's air defenses shot down 14 drones, said the Air Force in the morning.

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