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Illustrative purposes only: A Ukrainian flag flies outside a building in the city center damaged by Russian shelling, Okhtyrka, Sumy Oblast, northeastern Ukraine. (Vyacheslav Madiyevskyy/Future Publishing via Getty Images)
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Russian forces attacked 10 border communities in Sumy Oblast on March 13, killing one person and injuring two others, the regional military administration reported.

Shelling from a helicopter killed one resident of Velyka Pysarivka and wounded two others. The village was also hit with airstrikes, which caused over 30 explosions.

The attacks struck the communities of Velyka Pysarivka, Bilopillia, Krasnopillia, Nova Sloboda, Esman, Shalyhyne, Seredyna-Buda, Znob-Novhorodske, Yunakivka, and Vorozhba.

The Russian military fired 66 times at the Sumy Oblast border throughout the day, assailing the region with drones, rockets, artillery, and other weapons. The attacks caused 332 explosions in the area.

The border communities of Sumy Oblast suffer near-daily attacks from nearby Russian troops. An attack on Velyka Pysarivka on March 12 injured five children.

A Russian missile strike on the city of Sumy, the regional capital, killed two people and injured at least eight. Russian forces launched the attack overnight on March 12-13.

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A Russian rocket attack on the village of Krasnopillia in Sumy Oblast killed two civilians and injured three others, Sumy Oblast Military Administration reported on May 29.
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