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Russian troops shell Kherson, killing civilian, injuring at least 10 more

2 July, 2024 Tuesday
15:42

On Tuesday, July 2, the Russian army attacked Kherson: a woman was killed and 10 other people, including utility workers, were injured in the shelling

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Kherson Regional Military Administration reported the information. 

Due to Russian shelling, a 54-year-old man suffered contusion, concussion and traumatic brain injury. He is receiving the necessary medical care in the hospital. 

Later reports indicated two more victims. An 80-year-old man from Kherson was also taken to the hospital and diagnosed with concussion, chest, hand, foot, explosive and traumatic brain injuries. 

"One more person came under enemy fire in the center of Kherson," the military administration added. 

Later, the head of the Kherson Regional Military Administration Oleksandr Prokudin said that as of 11:45 a.m., 5 people were reported injured in different districts of Kherson. 

"Doctors are currently examining a 52-year-old man and a 56-year-old woman. Preliminary, they received explosive injuries," said Prokudin. 

Prokudin also informed that a 54-year-old woman was killed in the Russian attack. At the same time, the number of wounded increased to seven.

In the city center, utility workers came under fire: a 63-year-old woman sustained an explosive injury and a shrapnel wound to her leg. Her colleague, a 53-year-old woman, was diagnosed with concussion, blast and brain injuries.

"All the wounded are under the supervision of Kherson doctors and are being provided with the necessary medical care," added the head of the region. 

As of 1:11 p.m., the Kherson Regional Prosecutor's Office reported that the number of victims had increased to 10.

  • Over the past day, Russian troops struck 2,576 times in the Donetsk region, damaging over 80 civilian objects, killing 4 people and injuring 27 others. 

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