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Unexploded cluster round kills farmer, wounds another in Mykolaiv Oblast

by The Kyiv Independent news desk July 28, 2023 10:56 AM 1 min read
The scene of where a farmer was killed by an unexploded cluster round in Mykolaiv Oblast in July 2023. (Serhii Shaihet/Telegram)
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An unexploded cluster round killed one man and wounded another in Mykolaiv Oblast, the regional head of police, Serhii Shaihet, said on Telegram on July 28.    

The two farmers were working in the field near the village of Lepetiha, collecting straw to feed livestock for the winter. One of them stepped on a cluster round, detonating it.

A 48-year-old man died on the spot, while the other was  hospitalized by the explosion.

The police warned all civilians to be cautious, especially in areas that are exposed to shelling.

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