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Russian forces attack Kherson Oblast, killing 1, wounding 1

by The Kyiv Independent news desk May 3, 2023 12:01 AM 1 min read
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Russian forces shelled the village of Kozatske in Kherson Oblast, killing a 66-year-old resident, on May 2, Kherson Oblast Administration reported.

Russian troops also targeted the Bilozerka territorial community, including the village of Dniprovske, where the shelling injured a 78-year-old woman.

The city of Kherson and surrounding settlements have been under consistent Russian artillery fire since they were liberated in November, with Russian forces retreating to the east bank of the Dnipro River.

Kherson authorities are preparing to evacuate residents if the region comes under even more intense shelling.

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