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Russia shells Nikopol, damaging civilian infrastructure

by Liliane Bivings July 2, 2023 2:44 AM 1 min read
A damaged home following Russian shelling of Nikopol in Dnipropetrovsk Oblast on July 1, 2023. (Photo: Governor Serhii Lysak/Telegram)
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Russian forces shelled Nikopol in Dnipropetrovsk Oblast 10 times on July 1, damaging civilian infrastructure, Governor Serhii Lysak reported on Telegram on July 1.

According to the governor, an administrative building, cafeteria, homes, and a church were damaged by the Russian attacks.

No casualties were reported.

Earlier on June 26, Russian shelling of Nikopol killed a 51-year-old woman and a 50-year-old man and injured a 49-year-old man.

Nikopol lies directly across the Dnipro River from Russian positions at the occupied Zaporizhzhia Nuclear Power Plant, and is the target of regular artillery shelling by Russian forces.

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