Enemy struck Sumy region with mortars and Grad systems

Enemy struck Sumy region with mortars and Grad systems

On the morning of August 26, Russian troops shelled three communities in Sumy regions using mortars, grenade launchers and Grad systems.

Dmytro Zhyvytskyi, the head of the Sumy Regional Military Administration, reported this on Telegram, Ukrinform reports.

"The situation as of 10:00 on August 26. The night passed peacefully, the shelling of communities from the territory of the Russian Federation was launched in the morning. At 06:30, the Russians fired from a grenade launcher at the territory of the Bilopillia community, hitting it 5 times," he wrote.

Zhyvytskyi also reported that from 07:20 the enemy opened fire from a mortar on the Velyka Pysarivka community, hitting it 6 times. Invaders also used Grad systems - 40 rockets hit the community.

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The governor noted that the situation is not calm in the Shalyhyne community as well.

As reported, Russian forces shelled five communities in Sumy region the day before. As a result, a fire broke out in the Velyka Pysarivka communit and some residential buildings were damaged.


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