Russian troops target medical facilities in Kherson city and oblast
As a result of enemy shelling, the hospital building in Kherson was damaged, but there were no casualties (Photo:Скріншот відео Херсонська ОВА/Telegram)
Russian forces shelled a hospital in Kherson city on the morning of Feb. 14, while doctors were receiving patients, the Kherson Oblast Military Administration reported on Telegram.
According to the regional authorities, the medical facility was quite crowded during the enemy attack. However, casualties were avoided because people immediately ran into the corridor when they heard loud explosions.
The windows of the hospital building were shattered by the blasts, and Russian shell fragments were found on the ground near the hospital.
In the afternoon of the same day, the Russian military also attacked an ambulance station in the nearby town of Beryslav.
The building was damaged, as well as the medics' vehicles.
An ambulance driver was lightly injured after being hit by glass fragments. His life and health are not in danger.
Russian troops continue to shell Kherson and the region on a daily basis.
On Feb. 9, the Russian shells targeted residential areas of Kherson, hitting a children's rehabilitation center and residential buildings.
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