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Russian shelling of Kherson Oblast kills 1, injures 1

by Martin Fornusek and The Kyiv Independent news desk November 24, 2023 6:19 PM 1 min read
Kherson Oblast Governor Oleksandr Prokudin (C) during the meeting of the regional defense council on Oct. 13, 2023. (Oleksandr Prokudin/Telegram)
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A Russian artillery strike on the village of Dniprovske in Kherson Oblast on Nov. 24 killed a 50-year-old man and injured a 44-year-old woman, Governor Oleksandr Prokudin reported.

Russian forces reportedly carried out the attack at around 4 p.m.

The man was killed in the street, and the woman was hospitalized with shrapnel wounds and blast injuries, the governor said.

No further details on the consequences of the attack were provided.

Dniprovske lies at the Dnipro River, around 10 kilometers west of Kherson.

Ukraine's Armed Forces liberated Kherson and other regional settlements west of the Dnipro River in the fall 2022 counteroffensive.

Russian forces were pushed to the east of the river, from where they have since been firing at the liberated territories, regularly resulting in civilian deaths and injuries.

Russian attacks on Kherson Oblast over the past day resulted in three people killed and 11 injured, including three children, Prokudin reported early on Nov. 24.

Under deadly attacks, Kherson fights to keep life going 1 year after liberation
Sitting in a pitch-dark kitchen with just the flashlight on, 70-year-old Viacheslav Bezprozvanyi warned of an incoming shelling as soon as he heard a swish over him. Split seconds later, a thick thud of shelling hit the ground a few hundred meters away. The house shook, knocking off a
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