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Russia shells village in Kherson Oblast, killing 1

by The Kyiv Independent news desk April 20, 2023 3:50 PM 1 min read
Destruction caused by a Russian attack on Kizomys in Kherson Oblast on April 20, 2023. (Kherson Oblast Prosecutor's Office)
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Russian shelled the village of Kizomys, killing a 59-year-old man, Kherson Oblast Governor Oleksandr Prokudin reported on April 20.

According to the regional prosecutor's office, the number of those injured is still being verified.

Russian forces have been heavily shelling the liberated parts of Kherson Oblast since withdrawing from the west bank of the Dnipro River in the area in November 2022.

On April 18, Prokudin reported that nine people were injured and one person was killed during the Russian shelling of the area around Kherson's central market.

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When liberation came, many Kherson residents could barely believe the ordeal was over. Kherson was the only regional capital that Russians managed to capture, back in the first days of the full-scale invasion. A brutal occupation then ensued, with many residents being suppressed, robbed,…
See also our video on evidence of Russian war crimes in Kherson Oblast
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