Skip to content
Edit post

Russia shells Sumy Oblast, injuring 1

by Abbey Fenbert October 2, 2023 1:22 AM 1 min read
This audio is created with AI assistance

Support independent journalism in Ukraine. Join us in this fight.

Become a member Support us just once

Russian forces attacked seven communities along the Sumy Oblast border on Oct. 1, injuring one civilian, the Sumy Oblast military administration reported.

MLRS (Mulitple Launch Rocket System) attacks in the settlement of Druzhba left one resident wounded.

No additional casualties were reported.

Russian forces also attacked the communities of Velyka Pysarivka, Krasnopillia, Svesa, Seredyna-Buda, Khotin, and Bilopillia.

The attacks caused a total of 86 recorded explosions. Throughout the day, the Russian military barraged the Sumy border with mortar shelling, mines, missiles, and artillery.

Shelling is daily occurrence for the communities near Ukraine's northeastern border with Russia. Residents in the region's vulnerable border settlements  experience multiple attacks per day.

Abducting the future: How Ukrainian parents fight to rescue their children from Russia
One thought helped Yevhen Mezhevyi overcome the ordeal of Russian captivity – the thought of his three young children. Single father Mezhevyi, 40, was captured by Russian troops at a checkpoint when he and his children were fleeing their war-torn hometown of Mariupol last spring. For 45 days, Mezh…
Before you skip this banner, we want to tell you something…

The Kyiv Independent doesn’t depend on a wealthy owner or an oligarch — in 2023, 80% of our revenue was from reader contributions . It’s thanks to them that we don’t have to rely on a single owner.

Support us now and help maintain our independent model and keep our articles free for everyone. Your contributions allow us to cover journalists’ salaries, report from the front lines, and fund projects like our War Crimes Investigations Unit.

visa masterCard americanExpress

News Feed

Ukraine Daily
News from Ukraine in your inbox
Ukraine news
Please, enter correct email address
MORE NEWS

Editors' Picks

Enter your email to subscribe
Please, enter correct email address
Subscribe
* indicates required
* indicates required
Subscribe
* indicates required
* indicates required
Subscribe
* indicates required

Subscribe

* indicates required
Subscribe
* indicates required

Subscribe

* indicates required
Subscribe
* indicates required

Subscribe

* indicates required
Successfuly subscribed
Thank you for signing up for this newsletter. We’ve sent you a confirmation email.