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Russia attacks Sumy, Chernihiv oblasts late on April 15

by The Kyiv Independent news desk April 16, 2023 2:50 AM 1 min read
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A Russian airstrike injured one civilian in Sumy Oblast late on April 15. The Russian military also struck an enterprise in Chernihiv Oblast, causing a fire.

Around 10:40 p.m. on April 15, the Russian military reportedly launched a guided bomb at the Shostka district in Sumy Oblast, Ukraine’s Northern Operational Command reported.

According to preliminary information, one civilian was wounded as a result of the attack. The State Emergency Service and law enforcement officers are working on the scene, the command said.

On the eve of Orthodox Easter, at around 11:30 p.m. on April 15, Russian forces also launched an airstrike on an enterprise in the town of Semenivka in Chernihiv Oblast, causing a fire.

According to preliminary information, there are no casualties. Rescuers are working to extinguish the fire.

Russian forces shell 3 communities in Sumy Oblast
Russian forces targeted the communities of Bilopillia, Velyka Pysarivka, and Yunakivka, the Sumy Oblast Military Administration said on April 15.

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