Russians conduct air strike on convoy of civilian vehicles in Kherson Oblast, killing at least 5

9 October 2022, 02:28 PM
Shelling of civilian cars in the Kherson region (Photo:Suspilne)

Shelling of civilian cars in the Kherson region (Photo:Suspilne)

A Russian aircraft carried out an air strike on a convoy of civilian vehicles waiting at a pontoon ferry crossing in Kherson Oblast on Oct. 7, the press officer of the Kherson Oblast police Andriy Kovanyi has told public broadcaster Suspilne. 

At least five people were killed in the Russian attack on civilians.

The civilians were waiting to cross to the left bank of the Dnipro River near the mouth of the Inhulets River.

According to the police officer, people heard the sound of an aircraft above and saw it firing at them. As a result of the attack, an unidentified projectile, probably a rocket, made a direct hit on a van. At least five people were killed and another five were wounded.

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The final information on the number of dead and injured and the amount of damage to civilian infrastructure and vehicles is being established.

The police have opened a criminal case on the violation of the laws and customs of war by the Russian military.

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