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Governor: Russian cluster bomb attack kills 1, wounds 2 in Zaporizhzhia Oblast

by Asami Terajima October 7, 2023 1:02 PM 1 min read
A photo capturing the aftermath of a Russian attack on Zaporizhzhia Oblast, shared by the regional military administration on Oct. 7, 2023. (State Emergency Service in Zaporizhzhia Oblast/Telegram)
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Russian forces launched a cluster bomb attack on southeastern Zaporizhzhia Oblast, killing a woman and wounding two people, regional governor Yurii Malashko reported on Oct. 7.

At around 8 a.m., the Russians fired rockets containing cluster bombs using a multiple-launch rocket system (MLRS), according to the governor, citing the preliminary data.

The village of Bilenke, located across the Dnipro River from Russian-occupied territories and about 40 kilometers south of Zaporizhzhia, came under the attack.

A house and outbuildings were damaged, according to Malashko.

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