Two people, according to preliminary data, became victims of a rocket attack on the center of Kherson on Sunday morning, one of them — former People's Deputy of the Verkhovna Rada Alexei Zhuravko, who became a collaborator. This is reported by the Russian «Interfax».
«According to preliminary data, one hit was recorded from the HIMARS MLRS on a hotel in the center of Kherson, in which ordinary civilians lived, without weapons, no equipment. Two dead, including Alexey Zhuravko & # 187;, & # 8212; a Russian media source said.
Emergency services are working on the spot, the rubble is being cleared and the search for victims is underway.
The occupation administration of the Kherson region in its telegram channel announced a missile attack on the hotel and confirmed the death of two people, citing preliminary data. According to the occupiers, the building included RT propagandists covering the pseudo-referendum. Rescue work has not been completed yet, there are victims.
Alexey Zhuravko — former deputy of the Verkhovna Rada of Ukraine, member of «Party of Regions». According to open data, he is disabled from birth — missing right leg and left arm. In 2015, he left for Russia, the special services of Ukraine declared him suspected in absentia under several criminal articles. In the spring of 2022, he returned to the Kherson region and began to cooperate with the invaders.