71-year-old civilian fisherman deliberately killed by Russian troops in Nikopol district
In Nikopol district, Dnipropetrovsk region, rescuers found a 71-year-old civilian man who was killed on October 21 while he was fishing opposite Russian troops on the banks of a former Kakhovka reservoir
This was reported by the head of Nikopol district administration, Yevhen Yevtushenko.
"Yesterday, Russians killed a civilian resident of the Nikopol district again. The man was seventy-one years old, he was not a military man and in no way threatened the occupiers on the opposite bank of the former reservoir," he wrote.
According to him, several shells hit near the fisherman, and several more hit the old part of the city. The rescuers found a man with a fishing rod in his hand, a bicycle next to him and a caught fish.
Yevtushenko said that Russian soldiers saw the fisherman on the shore and deliberately started shelling. The man, named Mykola, died instantly from a fragment of Russian ammunition.
"By publishing this photo and post, I emphasize once again that any visit to the shore or to the water's edge may be the last in your life. Don't put your lives in danger!" the head called.
On the night of October 22, the Russian army fired missiles, mortars and artillery at Kharkiv, Donetsk, Sumy and Kherson regions. In the village of Novyi Korotych, an attack on a postal terminal killed 6 people and injured 16 others.