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Russia shells Sumy Oblast border 15 times

by Abbey Fenbert August 30, 2023 3:11 AM 1 min read
A school destroyed by Russian shelling in Bilopillia, Sumy Oblast, March 2023. (Photo by Andriy Kramchenkov/Suspilne Ukraine/JSC "UA:PBC"/Global Images Ukraine via Getty Images)
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Russian forces attacked Sumy Oblast 15 times on Aug. 29, shelling eight communities, the Sumy Oblast Military Administration reported.

The attacks damaged a tractor in Novoslobidske and a private home in Seredyna-Buda.

No other casualties were reported.

The border communities of Svesa, Velyka Pysarivka, Khotin, Bilopillia, Druzhba, and Znob-Novhorodske also came under fire. The attacks caused a total of 115 explosions throughout the day.

Russian forces attacked with mines, grenade launchers, mortar shelling, and artillery.

Sumy Oblast lies on Ukraine's northeastern border with Russia. For over a year, the Russian military has terrorized settlements along the border with daily shelling.

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