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Civilian dies following Russia's Jan. 4 attack on Nikopol

by The Kyiv Independent news desk January 5, 2023 7:25 AM 1 min read
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Dnipropetrovsk Oblast Governor Valentyn Reznichenko reported that a 64-year-old man who was injured in the Russian shelling of Nikopol on Jan. 4 has died in the hospital. Nikopol is located across the Dnipro River from the Zaporizhzhia Nuclear Power Plant.

Overnight on Jan. 5, Russian forces shelled the city three times using Grad missile launchers and heavy artillery. At least 30 shells targeted the city. Several houses and outbuildings, social infrastructure and power lines were damaged, according to Reznichenko.

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