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Russians pound Sumy Region with artillery, mortars, killing two

Five communities in the Region suffered from the Russia’s aggression. 

Russians pound Sumy Region with artillery, mortars, killing two
Two people were killed in Sumy Region
Photo: Sumy RMA

At night and in the morning, the Russians fired 8 times at the border areas and settlements of Sumy Region, a total of 39 explosions were recorded. Bilopillya, Velyka Pysarivka, Novoslobidka, Shalyhyne, Seredyna-Buda communities were shelled. This was reported by the Sumy Regional Military Administration.

  • In particular, Russians fired mortars (6 explosions) and artillery (6 explosions) at the Bilopillya community. They also fired from an infantry fighting vehicle (6 explosions).
  • A mortar attack was recorded in Seredyna-Buda community (2 explosions).
  • Russians fired at the Velyka Pysarivka community with artillery (8 explosions).
  • The Shalyhyne community suffered from mines: 3 mines were dropped on the community's territory.
  • Artillery shelling from the territory of the Russian Federation (7 explosions) and a UAV air strike were recorded in the Nova Sloboda community.

Information about the consequences of the shelling and the victims is being clarified.

Later, Sumy RMA reported two dead.

"At 5 am, the enemy carried out an air and artillery strike on the Novoslobidka community of Konotop district. The shelling caused a fire in a residential building. The fire has been localised. The bodies of two victims were found," the statement said.

Debris removal and search operations are ongoing. 

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