Deadly Russian artillery strike near Mykolayiv

6 August, 06:38 PM
A rescuer tries to put out a fire that started as a result of shelling by Russian troops in the Mykolaiv region, Aug. 6 (Photo:State Emergency Service of Ukraine/Handout via REUTERS)

A rescuer tries to put out a fire that started as a result of shelling by Russian troops in the Mykolaiv region, Aug. 6 (Photo:State Emergency Service of Ukraine/Handout via REUTERS)

A Russian artillery strike on the settlement of Bereznehuvate in Mykolayiv Oblast killed one person and injured five, the head of Mykolayiv Regional Council, Hannah Zamazyeyeva, said in a Telegram post on Aug. 6.

“Five people were wounded as a result; tragically, a retired nurse died (in the attack),” said Zamazyeyeva.

Ukrainian public broadcaster Suspilne also reported a series of explosions in the city of Mykolayiv on Aug. 6.

A Russian attack on Mykolayiv on Aug. 5 left at least 22 civilians in the city wounded, according to local officials.

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