Russian army shells rescuers in Nikopol: two are in hospital
On the afternoon of 13 October, the Russian occupation army targeted rescuers in Nikopol, Dnipropetrovsk region. Two rescuers are currently in hospital
This was reported by the press service of the Ministry of Internal Affairs of Ukraine.
"At noon, Nikopol rescuers received a report of a fire caused by shelling. A minibus at a temporary bus stop was on fire. Rescuers started extinguishing it. However, the Russian forces fired again," the statement said.
It is noted that two rescuers received shrapnel wounds and were hospitalised.
A fire and rescue vehicle was also damaged.
In his morning report, the head of the Dnipropetrovs'k Regional Military Administration, Serhiy Lysak, said that at night Russian occupiers shelled Nikopol and the Marhanetska community with heavy artillery. They fired more than a dozen shells.
"A private house and an outbuilding were damaged," he wrote, noting that no people were injured.
- On October 11, Russian forces attacked Nikopol, killing four civilians.