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Russia attacks 8 communities in Sumy Oblast

by Abbey Fenbert August 11, 2023 3:44 AM 1 min read
A police station in Bilopillia, Sumy Oblast, is gutted after Russian shelling in March 2023. (Photo by Andriy Kramchenkov/Suspilne Ukraine/JSC "UA:PBC"/Global Images Ukraine via Getty Images)
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Russian forces shelled eight communities along the Sumy Oblast border on Aug. 10, causing 220 explosions, the Sumy Oblast Military Administration reported.

The communities of Khotin, Seredyna-Buda, Velyka Pysarivka, Bilopillia, Krasnopillia, Svesa, Novoslobidske, and Esman came under heavy fire. According to the administration, Russian military launched attacks with various weapons, including artillery, mortar, mines, grenade launchers, rocket launchers, and missiles.

Russian forces dropped 32 mines over Esman and 48 on Seredyna-Buda.

Shelling in Bilopillia damaged a car.

In Seredyna-Buda, the attacks damaged the local House of Culture.

The administration did not report any injuries or casualties from the attacks.

The border communities of Sumy Oblast in northeastern Ukraine endure daily shelling as Russia's all-out invasion drags on.

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