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Russian attacks against Ukraine kill 6, injure 13 over past day

by Kateryna Denisova June 21, 2024 9:28 AM 2 min read
The aftermath of Russian attacks on Donetsk Oblast on June 20, 2024. (Vadym Filashkin/Telegram)
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Russian attacks against Ukraine killed six people and injured 13 over the past day, regional authorities said on June 21.

Russia targeted a total of 10 Ukrainian oblasts — Chernihiv, Mykolaiv, Luhansk, Kirovohrad, Zaporizhzhia, Sumy, Dnipropetrovsk, Kherson, Kharkiv, and Donetsk. Casualties were reported in the latter three regions.

The Pokrovsk, Bakhmut and Kramatorsk districts came under Russian attack in Donetsk Oblast, Governor Vadym Filashkin said.

Three people were killed and four injured in the village of Rozkishne, according to the governor. One resident was killed and three injured after Russia's attack on the town of Mykolaivka, Filashkin said.

Russian forces attacked the town of Kostiantynivka, killing one person and injuring another, according to the governor. Three more people were injured in the villages of Maksymilianivka, Pivnichne and Mykolaivka, he added.

In Kharkiv Oblast, a Russian attack on the village of Ruski Tyshky and Kruhli injured a man, Governor Oleh Syniehubov reported.

Russian attacks against Kherson Oblast damaged five houses and an administrative building, said Governor Oleksandr Prokudin. One person was killed and one injured in the region over the past day, according to Prokudin.

Ukraine's air defenses shot down all four Kh-59/69 aerial missiles over Kirovohrad and Kherson oblasts launched by Russia overnight, Air Force Commander Mykola Oleshchuk said. No casualties or damages were reported.

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