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Russian attacks kill 19, injure 48 in Ukraine over past day

by Dinara Khalilova September 7, 2023 11:10 AM 3 min read
The aftermath of a Russian attack on Donetsk Oblast’s Kostiantynivka on Sept. 6, 2023. (Donetsk Oblast Military Administration/Facebook)
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Russian multi-weapon attacks against Ukraine killed 19 people and wounded 48 over the past 24 hours, damaging homes and civilian infrastructure, regional authorities reported.

A total of 10 Ukrainian oblasts were targeted — Dnipropetrovsk, Sumy, Luhansk, Mykolaiv, Chernihiv, Zaporizhzhia, Donetsk, Kherson, Odesa, and Kharkiv. Casualties were reported only in the last five regions.

Russian drone hit the village of Odradokamianka in Kherson Oblast early on Sept. 7, leaving a 58-year-old man wounded, the regional administration said. A day before, Russia hit the region 68 times, damaging a factory in Kherson, according to Governor Oleksandr Prokudin.

Overnight on Sept. 7, Russian forces struck Odesa Oblast’s southern Izmail district with Iranian-made drones, damaging infrastructure and injuring one person, according to Governor Oleh Kiper.

Sixteen people have been confirmed killed and 33 wounded in the Russian Sept. 6 attack on Donetsk Oblast’s Kostiantynivka, the regional police spokesperson said in the morning of Sept. 7. This number includes 15 killed and 22 injured civilians, according to the regional authorities.

The attack hit a crowded market and damaged two apartment buildings, a pharmacy, and a bank, the Donetsk Oblast Military Administration said.

In the past day, Russian attacks reportedly killed two more people and wounded six in the regional settlements of Siversk, Novoukrainka, Toretsk, and Velyka Novosilka. Sixteen houses and an industrial building were damaged, the Donetsk Oblast authorities added.

The Russian military struck four districts in Kharkiv Oblast, injuring a 25-year-old man in a village near Kupiansk, according to the oblast governor.

The attacks damaged nine houses, garages, and outbuildings and caused a fire in a field, Oleh Synehuibov reported.

Russia’s military targeted 31 settlements in Zaporizhzhia Oblast, launching 99 strikes from various weapons, the regional administration reported. A 68-year-old man was killed, and six more people aged between 34 and 85 were wounded.

The Zaporizhzhia Oblast Military Administration said it had received 40 reports on the damages to homes and civilian infrastructure.

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