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Russia’s attack kills one, injures three in Kherson Oblast, southern Ukraine

Since the liberation of the western bank of the Dnipro River in Kherson Oblast by Ukrainian forces in November 2022, Russian troops have been firing at the liberated territories from the eastern bank of the river, regularly resulting in civilian deaths and injuries.
The map shows the liberated western bank of the Dnipro RIver by Ukrainian forces in 2022, and still occupied east bank of Dnipro river in Kherson pblast by Russian forces. Credit: DeepState Map

Over the last day, the Russian military carried out 73 attacks on Kherson Oblast, firing 310 shells from mortars, artillery, MLRS, tanks and UAVs, Kherson Oblast head Oleksandr Prokudin said on 12 January.

Russian forces hit residential areas in the oblast’s settlements, killing one person and injuring three more people.

Ukrainian forces liberated the western bank of the Dnipro River in Kherson Oblast in November 2022. Since then, Russian troops have been conducting fire attacks on the liberated territories from the eastern bank of the river in Kherson Oblast, which regularly results in civilian deaths and injuries.

On the afternoon of 11 January, Russian troops shelled residential buildings in Kherson, according to Prokudin.

The attack resulted in an 87-year-old elderly woman being injured and detached houses in the city being damaged.

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