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Russian forces shelled Nikopol in Dnipropetrovsk Oblast on Aug. 11, injuring a woman, Dnipropetrovsk Oblast Council head Mykola Lukashuk said.

The attack injured a 72-year-old woman, who was subsequently hospitalized. Her condition is stable, Lukashuk wrote on his Telegram channel.

Russian artillery further damaged 15 residential buildings, six farmhouses, a car, and five power lines, the official added.

Nikopol's precarious position directly across from the Russian-occupied Zaporizhzhia Nuclear Power Plant makes it a regular target of heavy shelling from Russian forces.

Locals near Zaporizhzhia nuclear plant brace for potential disaster: ‘It would be the end of us’
Editor’s note: For this story, the Kyiv Independent talked to residents who live in Russian-occupied settlements in Zaporizhzhia Oblast. For their safety, we have changed their names. From the rooftop of his home, Anton can easily see the Zaporizhzhia Nuclear Power Plant, the largest nuclear plant…
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