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Explosions reported in Kherson, Sumy oblasts as air raid sirens spread across Ukraine

by The Kyiv Independent news desk May 14, 2023 4:40 AM 1 min read
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Local Telegram channels reported explosions in Kherson and Sumy oblasts overnight on May 14.

It is currently unknown what caused the explosions. In Ukraine, air raid sirens started spreading at around 3:00 a.m. A nationwide air raid alert was announced at 3:42 a.m.

Ukraine's Presidential Office head Andrii Yermak urged citizens not to ignore air raid sirens.

Russia targets Ternopil late on May 13, injuring two civilians
Ternopil Oblast Governor Volodymyr Trush reported that warehouses belonging to commercial enterprises and a religious organization caught fire. Two civilians were wounded as a result of the attack. Rescuers are working on the site, he added.
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