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Update: 1 killed, 6 injured in Russian shelling of Kherson

by The Kyiv Independent news desk April 18, 2023 12:15 PM 1 min read
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One person has been reported killed in addition to the six injured after Russian forces shelled the area around Kherson's central market, Suspilne wrote on April 18, citing a local paramedic.

The shelling also caused glass in the main pavilion and stalls to break, according to Suspilne.

Andriy Yermak, head of the president's office, originally reported at 10:27 a.m. local time that six people had been injured by the attack.

Russian forces have been heavily shelling the liberated parts of Kherson Oblast since withdrawing from the west bank of the Dnipro River in the area in November 2022.

On April 16, Russian forces shelled Kherson Oblast 46 times, firing 170 shells from heavy artillery, drones, and air forces.

Residential areas in Kherson were targeted three times, according to the Kherson Oblast military administration. No casualties were reported.

See also our video about Russian war crimes in Kherson Oblast
How Russia’s humiliating defeat in Kherson came to be
The Russian defeat in Kherson Oblast was almost inevitable — but it happened sooner than many expected. The Nov. 9 announcement on Russia’s “uneasy decision” to leave Kherson, voiced by General Sergei Surovikin, has drawn the line under a months-long Ukrainian effort to undermine the Russian presen…
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