Copyright © 2021 Euromaidanpress.com

The work of Euromaidan Press is supported by the International Renaissance Foundation

When referencing our materials, please include an active hyperlink to the Euromaidan Press material and a maximum 500-character extract of the story. To reprint anything longer, written permission must be acquired from [email protected].

Privacy and Cookie Policies.

Russia attacks Kherson, killing one, injuring twelve

Overnight into 7 August, Russia shelled a high-rise building multiple times in Kherson, a woman, 59, died, and 12 other people were injured. In the morning Russia also attacked Dnipro, a fire had been extinguished.
A fire in a multi-storey building. Photo: Kherson Regional Prosecutor’s Office
Russia attacks Kherson, killing one, injuring twelve

In the early hours of 7 August, Russian forces shelled a high-rise multiple times in the center of Kherson. The attack killed a 59-year-old woman, and injured 12 other people, Kherson Oblast Governor Oleksandr Prokudin said.

At about 1 a.m., Russia shelled a residential building, eight residents were diagnosed with a situational neurotic reaction, and one person with limited mobility was hospitalized.

As per Kherson Oblast Governor, two rescuers were hospitalized due to heat exhaustion while extinguishing a fire caused by the Russian strike.

At about 1:30 a.m., Russians shelled another residential building in Kherson, a 59-year-old woman died, and a 60-year-old man was hospitalized with a contusion.

Around 03:15 a.m., the Russian army attacked a residential building again, injuring a 93-year-old woman.

Dnipropetrovsk Oblast officials also reported Russian strikes overnight into 7 August in their region.

According to Dnipropetrovsk Oblast head Serhiy Lysak, Russia attacked Synelnykivskyi and Nikopol districts of the Dnipropetrovsk Oblast.

As a result, a fire broke out, which rescuers had already extinguished. Other consequences of the attack are being investigated.

In the morning, as per Lysak, Russia shelled the community of Myrovka in the Nikopol region with heavy artillery. The information is being clarified.

Related:

You could close this page. Or you could join our community and help us produce more materials like this.  We keep our reporting open and accessible to everyone because we believe in the power of free information. This is why our small, cost-effective team depends on the support of readers like you to bring deliver timely news, quality analysis, and on-the-ground reports about Russia's war against Ukraine and Ukraine's struggle to build a democratic society. A little bit goes a long way: for as little as the cost of one cup of coffee a month, you can help build bridges between Ukraine and the rest of the world, plus become a co-creator and vote for topics we should cover next. Become a patron or see other ways to support. Become a Patron!

To suggest a correction or clarification, write to us here

You can also highlight the text and press Ctrl + Enter

Please leave your suggestions or corrections here


    Total
    0
    Shares
    Related Posts