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Russian attacks against Ukraine injure 7 over past day

by Elsa Court January 15, 2024 9:45 AM 2 min read
Damage to the ambulance post of the village of Stanislav in Kherson Oblast, which was attacked by Russian forces on the monring of Jan. 15, 2024. (Kherson Regional Military Administration / Telegram)
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Russian attacks against Ukraine wounded seven people over the past 24 hours, regional authorities reported early on Jan. 15.

Civilian casualties were reported in Kherson, Kharkiv, and Donetsk oblasts.

Russian forces attacked Kherson Oblast 121 times over the past day, and the city of Kherson was fired on 42 times, Governor Oleksandr Prokudin reported.

Four firefighters were injured when a Russian attack drone targeted a fire station in the village of Stanislav, Prokudin said.

Russian forces again attacked the village on the morning of Jan. 15, damaging the local ambulance post and injuring a 69-year-old woman in her home, the Kherson Regional Military Administration reported.

Russian forces attacked over 15 settlements in Kharkiv Oblast over the past day, Governor Oleh Syniehubov said.

A 56-year-old man was seriously injured after a mine detonated in a forest near the village of Zoluchiv, which lies less than 20 kilometers from the border with Russia. He is in the hospital in a serious condition, according to Syniehubov.

Deminers found 148 improvised explosive devices and demined 3.3 hectares of land during the day on Jan. 14, Syniehubov said.

Donetsk Oblast Governor Vadym Filashkin also reported that one civilian was injured by a Russian attack on the front-line settlement of Avdiivka.

In Zaporizhzhia Oblast, 19 towns and villages were hit by Russian attacks, Governor Yurii Malashko said. While no casualties were reported, the regional authorities received 13 reports of damage to infrastructure due to the attacks.

In Dnipropetrovsk Oblast, a Russian artillery attack on the city of Marhanets damaged two pharmacies, a store, two homes, five farm buildings, and power lines, Governor Serhii Lysak reported.

Lysak said there were no reports of casualties, but more than 5,000 people were left without electricity.

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