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The Kherson Oblast sign is seen on Nov. 13, 2022, after Russia's retreat from Kherson, Ukraine. (Metin Aktas/Anadolu Agency via Getty Images)
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Russian troops shelled a residential area in Kherson’s Korabelnyi district on July 7, Kherson Oblast Military Administration reported.

As a result of the attack, private homes were damaged as well as a pregnant 32-year-old woman was hospitalized with “signs of smoke inhalation poisoning,” the authorities reported.

Kherson and other regional settlements west of the Dnipro River have been subjected to near-daily Russian strikes since Ukraine liberated the area in November 2022, and Russian troops were pushed to the river's east bank.

On July 6 alone, Russian attacks on Kherson Oblast killed four people and injured three, according to local governor Oleksandr Prokudin.

“Russian troops targeted residential neighborhoods in settlements of the region, damaging a high-rise building and 10 private houses. Hits were recorded on an administrative building, a public catering facility, and a store, with private cars also damaged,” Prokudin wrote on Telegram.

Russian attacks across Ukraine kill 8, injure 16 over past day
Russia targeted a total of 10 Ukrainian oblasts – Poltava, Kirovohrad, Zaporizhzhia, Chernihiv, Luhansk, Sumy, Dnipropetrovsk, Kherson, Kharkiv, and Donetsk. Casualties were reported in the latter four regions.

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