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Russia attacks 9 communities in Sumy Oblast

by Olena Goncharova November 1, 2023 1:50 AM 1 min read
A Ukrainian flag flies outside a building in the city centre damaged by Russian shelling, Okhtyrka, Sumy Region, northeastern Ukraine. (Vyacheslav Madiyevskyy/Future Publishing via Getty Images)
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Russian forces shelled nine communities in Ukraine's northeastern Sumy Oblast on Oct. 31, causing over 130 explosions, regional military administration reported.

The communities of Yunakivka, Bilopillia, Krasnopillia, Myropillia, Velyka Pysarivka, Hlukhiv, Seredyna-Buda, Znob-Novhorodske, and Esman were targeted. Krasnopillia community was attacked the most throughout the day with at least 52 explosions recorded.

There were no casualties or damage to civilian infrastructure.

Various weapons were used in the attacks, including mines, mortars, and artillery, according to the Ukrainian military.

Sumy Oblast has been under daily Russian shelling since the Ukrainian army liberated it in April 2022.

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