On 8 June, Russia launched an attack and shelled the city of Kherson, according to the head of the Kherson regional military administration, Oleksandr Prokudin.
The shelling targeted coastal areas and the central part of the city.
The Ukrainian Interior Ministry reported that two employees of the State Emergency Service were among the wounded.
A total of nine people were injured in the shelling of Korabelna Square. The exact number of fatalities is not yet known, and the injured individuals are receiving medical treatment.
The shelling began while citizens were being evacuated from flooded homes.
The attackers used Grad rockets, as reported by a correspondent on the ground.
Additionally, the mayor of Oleshky confirmed that the occupiers also shelled a local school building, where people affected by the flooding had sought refuge.