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Russian troops shell 9 regions of Ukraine, killing 3 civilians and injuring 9. Situation in regions

8 June, 2023 Thursday

Russian troops shelled 9 regions of Ukraine during the day, 3 people were killed and 9 wounded

Regional state administrations shared their reports.  

Chernihiv region: 3 mortar attacks per day, Novhorod-Siverskyi district. No casualties or damage.

Sumy region: at night and in the morning, Russian troops shelled the border 7 times. Nineteen explosions were recorded. Five communities were shelled.

Myropil community: Russian troops attacked the community's territory with Shahed drones. Shahed UAVs hit a school building (a fire broke out), a grocery store, and a non-residential building on the community's territory. 

Mykolaiv community: a Shahed hit a hangar and granary of an agricultural company. Several units of tractor equipment were damaged.

Yesterday, Russian troops fired 17 times at the border. 153 explosions were recorded. Nine communities were shelled.

In the Seredyna-Buda community, as a result of a mortar attack, an administrative building of the village council, a village church, and a former kindergarten were damaged. 

Khotyn community: Russian troops dropped 7 mines on the community. The shelling damaged an entrepreneur's warehouses, a truck, and destroyed 4 tons of wheat.

Zaporizhzhia region: Russian troops fired 148 times at 21 settlements.

In the Zaporizhzhia region, Russian forces attacked Huliaipole and Zaliznychne settlements three times with UAVs, launched 18 MLRS attacks on 6 settlements, and 127 artillery strikes on other frontline villages.

In Kamianske, a 68-year-old man sustained mine-blast injuries. He was promptly taken to a medical facility.

Another 32 civilian objects were destroyed.

Dnipropetrovsk region: Russian army attacked Nikopol district again. 

Yesterday, Russian forces attacked Myrove community several times from a drone. Two private houses, an outbuilding and vehicles were damaged.

Russian troops shelled Nikopol with heavy artillery. A gymnasium and two private enterprises, 8 residential buildings, 6 outbuildings, a gas pipeline and a power line were destroyed.

At night, Russian troops fired twice at Nikopol district. They shelled Myrove and Marhanets communities with artillery. 

No casualties among civilians have been reported. Rescuers are inspecting the area to determine the consequences of the attacks.

Kharkiv region: Russian troops fired at Vovchansk several times during the day.

In Vovchansk, private houses and households, an oil extraction plant were damaged, and a fire broke out in construction trailers.

Yesterday afternoon, Russian troops hit an apartment building with a tank in the village of Strilecha, Kharkiv district. An apartment on the 5th floor was damaged and a fire broke out. There were no casualties. 

Russian troops launched a missile attack from the S-300 missile system at Malynivka village, Chuhuiv district, damaging a boiler room and a gas pipeline on the territory of Prime Distillery LLC. There were no casualties. 

In a field near the village of Havrylivka, Chuhuiv district, a 39-year-old man, a US citizen who was in Ukraine on a humanitarian mission, exploded on a Lepestok mine. He was hospitalized with an injury.

Luhansk region: Russian troops shelled 4 settlements.

They also carried out air strikes on Stelmakhivka and launched 106 shellings over the day. 

Donetsk region: Russian troops shelled 7 settlements 14 times yesterday.

Twenty-one residential buildings were damaged (14 of them were apartment buildings).

Three civilians were killed and 7 injured in the Donetsk region over the last day.

Mykolaiv region: according to the Operational Command South, yesterday the Ukrainian air defense forces destroyed two UAVs in southern Ukraine.

Yesterday, Russian troops fired artillery at Ochakiv. There were no casualties.

In the afternoon, artillery strikes were recorded on the water area of the Ochakiv community. There were no casualties.

Kherson region: over the last day, Russian troops fired 34 times (192 shells) at the region, including one artillery attack (2 shells) on Kherson.

There were no civilian casualties as a result of the shelling.

Information on the emergency situation in connection with the destruction of the Kakhovka HPP. 

Approximately 600 square kilometers of the Kherson region have been submerged, with the right bank accounting for 32% and the left bank for 68% of the flooded area. The average flooding level stands at 5.61 meters.

In the liberated territories, 20 settlements and 2,629 houses have been flooded on the right bank of the Dnipro River; 971 homes were flooded yesterday alone.

Despite the extreme danger and constant Russian shelling, evacuations from the flooded area continue. As of 06:00 am, a total of 1,999 civilians have been relocated from the hazardous zones. The largest number of evacuees, 1,495 people, came from the Korabel neighborhood.

The situation on the left bank is extremely difficult. People are suffering not only from the flooding but also from Russian terror and unwillingness to help.

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