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Russian shelling of Zaporizhzhia Oblast kills 7 and wounds 11 (update)

School destroyed by Russian attack in Orikhiv, Zaporizhzhia Oblast. Credit: Head of Zaporizhzhia Oblast Military Administration

On 9 July, Russian troops attacked a residential area of Orikhiv, Zaporizhzhia Oblast, killing four civilians and wounding 11, Head of Zaporizhzhia Oblast Military Administration, Yurii Malashko, reported.

According to Ukraine’s National Police, Russians launched a guided aerial bomb at a school building where local residents received humanitarian aid.

As of the morning of 10 July, rescue efforts are ongoing, as people may still be trapped under the rubble, Ukraine’s National Police added.

In total, on 9 July, Russian army shelled 10 settlements in Zaporizhzhia Oblast, Yurii Malashko said.

Update: seven civilians were killed and 11 were injured in the Russian attack on Orikhiv, Zaporizhzhia Oblast, Ukraine’s State Emergency Service reported.

School destroyed by Russian attack in Orikhiv, Zaporizhzhia Oblast. Credit: Ukraine’s State Emergency Service

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