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Russian forces strike 8 communities in Sumy Oblast

by Abbey Fenbert August 28, 2023 2:09 AM 1 min read
An apartment building damaged by Russian shelling in Bilopillia, Sumy Oblast, March 2023. (Photo by Andriy Kramchenkov/Suspilne Ukraine/JSC "UA:PBC"/Global Images Ukraine via Getty Images)
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Russian forces attacked eight communities on the Sumy Oblast border on Aug. 27, causing 171 explosions, the Sumy Oblast Military Administration reported.

The Russian military fired at the border 22 times, striking the communities of Khotin, Seredyna-Buda, Druzhba, Esman, Bilopillia, Shalyhyne, Velyka Pisaryvka, and Putyvl.

The attacks damaged a private house in Seredyna-Buda.

No other casualties or damage were reported.

Throughout the day, Russian forces launched various weapons at the border, including missiles, mortar, and mines.

Multiple attacks happen almost every day in Sumy Oblast, which borders Russia to the northeast.

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