23 civilians killed, 46 injured in Russian attacks on Kherson region in past day

23 civilians killed, 46 injured in Russian attacks on Kherson region in past day

The Russian army launched 98 strikes on Kherson region over the past day, killing 23 people and injuring 46 more, including two children.

"Over the past day, the enemy launched 98 strikes, firing 539 shells from heavy artillery, Grad MLRS, tanks, UAVs, and aircraft.

The enemy shelled the city of Kherson 16 times... As a result of the Russian aggression, 23 people were killed and 46 people (including two children) were injured," Oleksandr Prokudin, Head of the Kherson Regional Military Administration, posted on Telegram.

According to him, the Russian troops shelled the residential neighborhoods of the population settlements of the region.

"Kherson city was hit with particular brutality. Eighty-two shells slammed into Pryvokzalna Square, the territory and premises of the railway station, a gas station, two trade establishments, a factory, a motor vehicle enterprise, a railway crossing," Prokudin informed.

Over the past day, 84 people were evacuated from the de-occupied territory of the region.

As reported, on May 3, Russian troops shelled Kherson city and settlements in Kherson region from the very morning.

Photo: Suspilne Kherson

Sign up for our free newsletter skorik@ukrinform.com.

Let’s get started read our news at facebook messenger > > > Click here for subscribe

While citing and using any materials on the Internet, links to the website ukrinform.net not lower than the first paragraph are mandatory. In addition, citing the translated materials of foreign media outlets is possible only if there is a link to the website ukrinform.net and to the website of a foreign media outlet. Citing and using materials in offline media, mobile apps, Smart TV are allowed only with written permission from Ukrinform. News and publications marked as "Advertisement" and "PR" and articles in the section "Releases" include promoted content, and an advertiser is responsible for the content.

© 2015-2023 Ukrinform. All rights reserved.

Website design Studio Laconica

Extended searchHide extended search
By period: