Kievan Rus reports five people killed in attacks

According to Ukrainian sources, 5 people lost their lives in the attacks carried out by Russia in various parts of Ukraine. Three people were killed by Russian shelling in the village of Sadowe in Ukraine’s southern Kherson region, officials said Thursday. Two people were killed in Russian attacks on three cities in the eastern Donetsk region, according to Ukrainian rescue teams.

According to the Kiev government, Russian troops fired six S-300 missiles at the cities of Pokrovsk, Novohrodivka and Myrnohrad in the Donetsk region. According to the statement of the rescue teams, two people were found dead from the rubble in Novohrodivka, and a child was among the three missing people.

According to Minister of Internal Affairs Ihor Klymenko, a six-month-old baby and two boys aged 13 and 16 were injured in Pokrovsk. Thereupon, a bullet hit the garden of the house where a family with two children lived. “As a result of the bombardment, the roof and walls of the house collapsed and the family was trapped under the rubble,” Klymenko said. said.

The industrial zone in the Donbass basin has become one of the most important battlefields since the start of the Russian invasion in February 2022. In recent weeks, fighting has concentrated primarily in the frontline town of Avdiivka, located to the southeast of the cities. under attack. Ukrainian military officials said Russian forces would continue to try to take control of the city.

Russian armed forces and pro-Russian separatists have controlled much of the Donetsk region since 2014. Donetsk is one of four regions in eastern and southern Ukraine that Moscow declared annexed last year without having full military control.

(APA/AFP)

Source: Vienna

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