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Russian attack against Kherson kills 2, injures 1

by Martin Fornusek and The Kyiv Independent news desk December 5, 2023 10:31 AM 1 min read
A person killed in a Russian attack against Kherson on Dec. 5, 2023. (Andriy Yermak/Telegram)
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A Russian strike against Kherson on the morning of Dec. 5 killed at least two people and injured at least one, Governor Oleksandr Prokudin reported.

The 59-year-old wounded man was taken to the hospital, the governor noted.

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

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 against Kherson Oblast over the past day killed one person and injured five others, Prokudin said in his morning report on Dec. 5.

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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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