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Russian airstrike on Kherson Oblast’s Beryslav injures woman, damages houses

by Dinara Khalilova February 9, 2024 7:51 PM 1 min read
The aftermath of a Russian air strike on Beryslav, Kherson Oblast, on Feb. 9, 2024. (Kherson Oblast Military Administration/Telegram)
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Russian forces launched an airstrike on the city of Beryslav in Kherson Oblast, wounding a woman and damaging homes and infrastructure, the regional administration reported on Feb. 9.

Ukrainian forces liberated Kherson and other regional settlements on the western bank of the Dnipro River, such as Beryslav, in November 2022.

Russian troops were pushed to the east bank, from where they have been regularly targeting the liberated area, resulting in multiple civilian casualties.

A 60-year-old woman suffered a concussion when Russia hit Beryslav and received medical assistance, according to the Kherson Oblast authorities.

The airstrike reportedly damaged houses and a critical infrastructure facility in Beryslav.

Russian forces launched 82 attacks against Kherson Oblast on Feb. 8 and overnight, killing two people and injuring one, Oleksandr Prokudin, the regional governor, said early on Feb. 9.

The strikes damaged a medical institution and critical infrastructure in the region, according to Prokudin.

Under deadly attacks, Kherson fights to keep life going 1 year after liberation
Sitting in a pitch-dark kitchen with just the flashlight on, 70-year-old Viacheslav Bezprozvanyi warned of an incoming shelling as soon as he heard a swish over him. Split seconds later, a thick thud of shelling hit the ground a few hundred meters away. The house shook, knocking off a
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