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Russian strike on Zaporizhzhia Oblast kills family

by The Kyiv Independent news desk April 20, 2023 9:05 PM 1 min read
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Russian forces attacked Zaporizhzhia Oblast’s village of Mala Tokmachka on April 20, killing a family of two, according to the regional administration.

A 54-year-old man and a 65-year-old woman were killed in their own yard when a Russian projectile hit it, reads the report.

Russia also shelled the village of Kamianske, injuring a 62-year-old woman, the local authorities said. She was returning home with the humanitarian help she had received for herself and her neighbors, they added.

Both Mala Tokmachka and Kamianske are located close to the front line in Ukraine’s southeastern Zaporizhzhia Oblast, part of which has been occupied by Russia during the full-scale invasion.

According to Zaporizhzhia Oblast Military Administration, Russian troops launched 86 attacks on 13 settlements in the region on April 19.

Stranded civilians brave shelling, return to Ukraine’s front-line towns
ORIKHIV, HULIAIPOLE, Zaporizhzhia Oblast – A massive rumble shakes the basement under the partly destroyed administrative building, followed by another blast much closer. “Not good,” says 51-year-old Svitlana Mandrich, Orikhiv’s deputy mayor, looking warily at the sandbags protecting the cellar’s v…
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