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Russia shells 6 communities in Sumy Oblast

by Daria Bevziuk August 12, 2023 1:57 AM 1 min read
An apartment building in Bilopillia, Sumy Oblast, damaged by 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 troops shelled six communities in Sumy Oblast, the Sumy Oblast Military Administration reported on Aug. 11.

Over the course of the day, the oblast suffered nine attacks, resulting in at least 50 explosions. Russian forces deployed artillery, Iranian-made Shahed drones, and mortar shelling.

The communities of Nova Sloboda, Seredyna-Buda, Krasnopillia, Khotin, Velyka Pysarivka, and Yunakivka came under fire.

In the Seredyna-Buda community, two private residential buildings were damaged as a result of the shelling.

No other casualties were reported.

Ukraine's northeastern border communities are frequent targets of heavy shelling from Russian forces.

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