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Updated: Russian attacks against Ukraine kill 1, injure 13 over past day

by Martin Fornusek June 3, 2024 8:41 AM 2 min read
The aftermath of a Russian missile attack against the village of Dachne in Kharkiv Oblast on June 3, 2024. (Kharkiv Oblast Prosecutor's Office/Telegram)
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Editor's note: The article was updated at 10 a.m. local time on June 3 with additional information from the Kharkiv Oblast Prosecutor's Office and at 2 p.m. local time with an updated casualty figure by the Kherson Oblast Military Administration.

Russian attacks against Ukraine over the past day killed at least one civilian and injured at least 13, regional authorities reported on June 3.

In Kharkiv Oblast, a Russian missile attack hit a recreational center in the Slobozhanske community shortly after midnight on June 3, killing one man and injuring a man and a woman, Governor Oleh Syniehubov said.

The facility was located in the village of Dachne, which lies around 30 (18-19 miles) kilometers south of Kharkiv, according to the regional prosecutor's office.

The victims included a 45-year-old resident of Donetsk Oblast killed and two injured employees of the center, the prosecutors said. Russia likely carried out the attack with S-300 missiles.

Two more people were injured on June 2 in the Borivska Andriivka village and two others in the Staryi Saltiv settlement on the same day, the governor said.

In Donetsk Oblast, Russian attacks over the past day injured five people: two in Bilozerske, two in Zalizne, and one in Vovche, Governor Vadym Filashkin reported.

Russian attacks against Bilozerka in Kherson Oblast on June 2 injured a 54-year-old woman and a 56-year-old man, both of whom were hospitalized, the Kherson Oblast Military Administration said.

Dnipropetrovsk, Kherson, Luhansk, Mykolaiv, Sumy, and Zaporizhzhia oblasts also came under attack, but no casualties were reported.

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