Woman killed as Russian troops shell village of Tiahynka in Kherson region

Woman killed as Russian troops shell village of Tiahynka in Kherson region

The Russian military has launched an artillery strike on the village of Tiahynka in Ukraine's southern Kherson region, killing a civilian woman.

Volodymyr Lytvynov, head of the Beryslav district military administration, announced this on Facebook, Ukrinform reports.

"A civilian woman was killed as a result of Russian terror," the post said.

According to Lytvynov, the Russian military fired artillery at the village of Tiahynka. A 54-year-old woman was outdoors at the time of the attack. She died on the spot from her injuries.

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The regional prosecutor's office said a pre-trial investigation had been launched in criminal proceedings on the violation of the laws and customs of war, combined with intentional murder (Part 2 of Article 438 of the Criminal Code of Ukraine). According to the investigation, on December 21, at around 11:30, the enemy launched an artillery attack on a settlement in the Tiahynka community.

The prosecutor's office confirmed that a 54-year-old local woman had suffered fatal injuries.

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