Six killed, 12 wounded in shelling in Kherson-UPDATED

Six killed, 12 wounded in shelling in Kherson-UPDATED
# 21 February 2023 17:00 (UTC +04:00)

Six people were killed and 12 were injured as a result of the shelling of the city of Kherson by Russian invaders on Tuesday, according to the Facebook page of the Pivden (South) task force, APA reports citing Interfax.

"The enemy attacked residential areas, critical infrastructure facilities, a kindergarten, a hospital, private garages and cars. Several houses were significantly damaged, several apartments in multi-apartment buildings were on fire as a result of a direct hit. A local market and a public transport stop were shelled. Just in the middle of the street, civilians of Kherson were injured and died in their own homes and workplaces," the task force said.

According to the task force, the shelling was carried out from multiple launch rocket systems.

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On Tuesday, February 21, Russia is again shelling Kherson, which was liberated last November, APA reports citing Topnews.

Oleksandr Prokudin, the head of Kherson OVA, reported on a series of explosions in the city in southern Ukraine in his Telegram channel.

Local residents were urged to stay in shelters or other safe places. Kherson publications write about the fact that there are indeed many “arrivals” in the city, while the places are not specified.

It is claimed that there are victims, information about the dead is being clarified. A video was also published on which the terrible sounds of “arrivals” can be heard:

“There was an “arrival” after the stop, there are many wounded,” writes the local public.

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