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UPDATE: Russia attacks Kherson city center, injuring 1

by Abbey Fenbert and The Kyiv Independent news desk October 28, 2023 7:58 AM 1 min read
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A Russian attack from the left bank of the Dnipro River injured one woman and caused damage in central Kherson, Roman Mrochko, the head of the city's military administration, reported on Oct. 28.

An 80-year-old woman sustained head injuries and a concussion, and was provided with medical treatment.

Mrochko said shelling in the city's Korabelnyi district resulted in multiple explosions and caused fires to break out. The attacks also damaged homes.

The attack comes on the heels of another Russian strike on central Kherson the evening of Oct. 27.  The earlier attack injured seven residents and damaged or destroyed over a dozen houses.

The same day, Russia also launched drone and artillery strikes on the Beryslav district, lying around 60 kilometers east of Kherson.

Natalia Humeniuk, spokesperson for Ukraine's Southern Operational Command, said on Oct. 21 that Russian aerial attacks on southern Ukraine are increasing in intensity and complexity.

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