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Prosecutors: 2 people killed by Shahed drone attack in Sumy Oblast

by Kate Tsurkan June 7, 2023 12:39 PM 1 min read
A house was destroyed by a Russian drone attack in Sumy Oblast overnight on June 7, 2023. (Photo: Sumy Oblast Prosecutor's Office)
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Two people were killed in Sumy Oblast by a Russian drone attack, the Sumy Oblast Prosecutor's Office reported on June 7.

According to prosecutors, the Yunakivska community was targeted at around 3:15 a.m. after Russia launched a Shahed kamikaze drone.

A residential building inhabited by two families was destroyed after a fire broke out.

A 41-year-old man was killed in one of the dwellings, while in the other, a 60-year-old woman was killed and her husband was hospitalized.

Russia has repeatedly used Shahed kamikaze drones made and supplied by Iran to target Ukraine's civilian population.

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