Sievierodonetsk, Avdiivka, Lyman: Russians shell all over front line and kill civilians

Sievierodonetsk, Avdiivka, Lyman: Russians shell all over front line and kill civilians

Seven civilians have been killed and 10 injured in Russia’s shelling of Donetsk Region and Luhansk Region over the past day.

The relevant statement was made in a consolidated report from regional military and civil administrations on the situation across Ukraine as of 08:00 a.m., May 24, 2022, an Ukrinform correspondent reports.

In Luhansk Region, Russian troops are continuously launching artillery strikes on Sievierodonetsk. Six houses were destroyed in Sievierodonetsk and Lysychansk. Four houses were destroyed in Zolote, and three more – in Novodruzhesk. Over the past day, four civilians have been killed (all of them in one house) and four injured. The number of casualties and destructions are yet to be updated.

In Donetsk Region, Russian invaders opened fire all over the front line. The situation has escalated near Avdiivka, Lyman and Raihorodok. Over the past day, three civilians have been killed and six injured. Evacuation efforts are underway despite shelling.

In the city of Mykolaiv, explosions were heard last night. The data on casualties and destructions are yet to be updated. Over the past day, Russians have been shelling the Bereznehuvate and Shyroke communities. According to the preliminary data, no casualties were reported. The details are yet to be updated.

In Kherson Region, the situation is remaining critical. The most acute issue is the delivery of food and medicines to the temporarily occupied areas bordering with Mykolaiv Region and Dnipropetrovsk Region. Russian invaders continue to destroy Ukrainian symbols and replace them with Russian and Soviet ones.

In Kirovohrad Region, it was calm last night. At 05:50 p.m., May 23, 2022, the Ukrainian anti-aircraft defense units shot down a Russian missile over the village of Hannivka, Novoukrainka District, and it fell in the open area. No casualties were reported. The investigation team is working at the scene.

In Dnipropetrovsk Region, air raid sirens were ringing last night and in the morning. In the evening of May 23, 2022, the enemy launched three strikes on railway infrastructure, causing some damage. No casualties were reported. In the morning of May 24, 2022, Russian troops shelled the Zelenodolsk and Shyroke communities, bordering with Kherson Region. Residential houses were damaged, but no casualties among civilians were reported. The details are yet to be updated.

In Kharkiv Region, Russian invaders opened fire on Merefa, Derhachi, Izium District and Lozova District. Over the past day, five civilians have been injured.

Meanwhile, last night it was relatively calm in such regions as Volyn, Zakarpattia, Rivne, Ivano-Frankivsk, Chernivtsi, Odesa, Vinnytsia, Zaporizhzhia, Ternopil, Lviv, Khmelnytskyi, Kirovohrad, Cherkasy, Kyiv, Chernihiv, Sumy and Poltava.


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