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Russian army attacks Kherson twice: 4 killed, 5 injured

21 September, 2023 Thursday
11:54

At night and in the morning of September 21, Russian terrorists attacked the city of Kherson. The shelling killed four people and wounded 5 others

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The Kherson Regional Military Administration reports.

It is noted that at about 7:30 a.m., the Russian occupiers struck again at Kherson. They hit one of the apartment buildings. 

The shelling killed an 81-year-old woman who was in her own apartment at the time of the attack.

The first attack and the number of wounded was reported by the Kherson regional prosecutor's office.

As of 8:30 a.m., there are 3 dead and 5 wounded. Among the dead are two men and a woman.

Roman Mrochko, the head of the Kherson military administration, was the first to report Russia’s attack.

"As a result of the Kherson night shelling, 7 people were preliminarily affected: 2 were killed and 5 wounded," the statement said.

It is noted that Russia attacked residential buildings: "Private and apartment buildings have been damaged, cars were on fire. Information is being clarified."

Later, the head of the Kherson Regional Military Administration, Oleksandr Prokudin, clarified that around 3:40 a.m. the occupiers opened fire on residential areas of Kherson. They targeted a dormitory building.

"A 61-year-old woman from Kherson was hospitalized in serious condition. Two women aged 44 and 57, as well as a 49-year-old man, were taken to the hospital. They have injuries of moderate severity. An 81-year-old resident received medical assistance on the spot," he said.

He also added that two men, aged 29 and 41, died as a result of the Russian attack.

"They were inside the dormitory, which was hit by the occupiers," Prokudin wrote.

  • On the morning of Tuesday, September 19, Russian occupiers shelled a trolleybus in Kherson. As a result of the attack, a police sergeant and a passenger were killed and another man was injured.

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