Injury toll in Russia’s recent shelling of downtown Kherson rises to nine

Injury toll in Russia’s recent shelling of downtown Kherson rises to nine

Two people have been killed and nine injured in Russia’s recent attack on downtown Kherson. A dozen of vehicles were damaged, including police cars and special medical transport.

The relevant statement was made by Kherson Region’s Police on Facebook, an Ukrinform correspondent reports.

“Today, around 02:00 p.m., the enemy again insidiously shelled Kherson’s Central district, having attacked peaceful areas with multiple launch rocket systems and artillery,” the report states.

The enemy shelling affected a hospital, café, judicial facility, educational institution, shops, and detached houses. Fires broke out as Russian projectiles exploded.

A total of 10 vehicles were damaged or destroyed, including two police cars and special medical transport.

According to the police, nine people have been confirmed as injured so far: four women (one health worker among them) and five men.

Two local residents were killed: a man, 45, and a woman, 62.

Medics and rescuers were working at the scene. The police were providing aid to those injured and documenting the consequences of Russian shelling.

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