Eyewitnesses report strike on Russian military unit in Kherson

Eyewitnesses report strike on Russian military unit in Kherson

Eyewitnesses have reported a strike on a Russian military unit in Kherson.

Serhii Khlan, a regional council deputy and adviser to the head of the Kherson regional military administration, said this in a Facebook post, Ukrinform reports.

"In Kherson, an accurate strike on a military unit of the occupiers on Pestelia Street. It had been burning since it was hit at 5 o'clock in the morning and then again when it was hit at 10. Eyewitnesses report Russians crying under the rubble," the report reads.

The Kherson-based Most news site also reported a strike on the military unit, citing eyewitnesses.

"Several explosions rocked the temporarily occupied city of Kherson today. That's according to local residents," the report said.

Ukrainian missiles allegedly targeted the military unit on Pestelia Street.

In the photos published by eyewitnesses, the smoke is coming from that area.

Explosions were heard in Kherson early on July 9, and reports of a fire at an enemy ammunition depot were confirmed.

Read also: 58 invaders eliminated, 4 ammunition depots destroyed in southern Ukraine

Ukraine's Deputy Prime Minister and Minister for Reintegration of Temporarily Occupied Territories Iryna Vereshchuk called on residents of the temporarily occupied southern regions of Ukraine, especially the Kherson and Zaporizhzhia regions, to evacuate as quickly as possible in all possible ways, so that the Ukrainian Armed Forces could liberate these territories without endangering the civilian population.

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