Whether they reside in territories liberated by the Ukrainian army or in areas controlled by Moscow, civilians are not spared.
Russian bombardments on Kherson, in southern Ukraine, left at least three dead and six injured on Sunday, including two nurses who were in a hospital, according to President Volodymyr Zelensky.
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“The Russian army brutally shelled Kherson all day… A hospital, a post office, a bus station were damaged.
Two nurses were injured in hospital.
In total, six injuries and three deaths are reported, ”said the Ukrainian president in his daily video message, broadcast in the evening.
The regional administration had reported earlier three dead and six injured including a nurse.
Russia continues shelling Kherson.
This time it attacked a hospital.
There are dead and wounded, their number is being verified.
Terrorist state continues attacking civilians.
— Anton Gerashchenko (@Gerashchenko_en) January 29, 2023
In the neighboring region of Zapororijjia, an area under Russian control, the authorities installed by Moscow indicated that four people had been killed by a Ukrainian strike on a railway bridge.
The head of the pro-Russian administration installed by Moscow in Zaporizhia, Evgueni Balitski, accused Ukraine of having committed "a strike with Himar multiple rocket launchers against a railway bridge spanning the Molotchnaya river".
“Four members of a railway brigade were killed, five were injured and are being treated medically,” he added.
The bridge is in the village of Svetlodinskoye, north of the city of Melitopol controlled by Russian forces.
According to the same source, work was underway on this infrastructure.
The front in southern Ukraine, where the Russian army had to abandon Kherson in November, has recently been much calmer than that in the eastern part of the country, where fierce fighting is taking place, but the shelling from both sides Others never stopped and fighting resumed this week in the Zaporizhia region.