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A man has been seriously injured after he came across ammunition left behind by Russian ammunition, which then exploded, Kherson Oblast Military Administration reported on Oct. 4. The 32-year-old man lost a limb, among other injuries, and was taken to hospital for treatment.
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In Donetsk Oblast, seven people were injured in Russian attacks, the Donetsk Oblast Military Administration reported. Three residents were wounded in Illinivka, three more in Vyshneve, and one in Avdiivka, the officials clarified.

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Media: Member of influential Gaza Strip family killed fighting against Ukraine

by Elsa Court and The Kyiv Independent news desk August 15, 2023 10:26 PM 1 min read
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Rami al-Farra, a member of the al-Farra family from the Gaza Strip, has been killed while fighting for Russia in the war against Ukraine, Radio Free Europe/Radio Liberty said in an investigation published on Aug. 15.

Radio Liberty said this is the first known case of the death of a Palestinian in the Russian invasion of Ukraine.

After his family reported his death on Aug. 5, Palestinian media outlets said al-Farra had been killed in Russia. However, Radio Liberty found evidence on social media that the man had been actively fighting in Ukraine.

Radio Liberty was told by al-Farra's father that his son, who held Russian citizenship, was not mobilized to fight in Ukraine, but signed a contract with the Russian Defense Ministry.

The man, also known as Roman Elfarra, was born in Russia in 1994 to a Russian mother and a Palestinian father.

He lived in Russia for much of his life after his family fled Gaza following the Hamas takeover in 2007.

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