Mortar shelling kills man in Kherson district

Mortar shelling kills man in Kherson district

An enemy mortar shell hit a garage in the Kherson district, killing a man.

That's according to the Kherson Regional Prosecutor's Office, Ukrinform reports.

"According to the investigation, on December 3, at around 11:20, the Russian army likely used mortars to shell a settlement in the Kherson district. The shelling killed a 78-year-old local resident. The man suffered fatal injuries while in his garage. The projectile hit the building," the report said.

Under the procedural guidance of the Kherson District Prosecutor's Office, a pre-trial investigation has been initiated in criminal proceedings over the violation of the laws and customs of war, combined with intentional murder (Part 2 of Article 438 of the Criminal Code of Ukraine).

Information on other victims is being clarified.

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