Nine injured, including four children in Russian bombardment in southern Ukraine | War in Ukraine

Nine wounded, including four children in Russian bombardment in southern Ukraine | War in Ukraine

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The shelling targeted the town of Voznesensk, not far from a nuclear power plant in the Mykolaiv region.

Nine Ukrainians, including four children, were injured on Saturday in a Russian bombardment in the town of Voznesensk, located not far from a nuclear power plant in the Mykolaiv region, regional governor Vitaly Kim said.< /p>

Aged three to 17, the children are all in serious condition, Mr Kim wrote on Telegram that a girl lost an eye in the attack.

Voznesensk is about 20 kilometers as the crow flies from the Ukrainian nuclear power plant in Privdennoukrainsk and some 70 kilometers from Mykolaiv.

The Mykolaiv region regularly comes under heavy Russian bombardment.

The strike hit a building residential and several houses in Voznesensk, which has around 30,000 inhabitants, the state emergency service said on Facebook, posting images of a gutted building. /p>

The Mykolaiv region, which regularly suffers heavy Russian bombardment, is close to that of Kherson, almost entirely occupied by Russian troops since Moscow launched its attack on Ukraine at the end of February.

The terrorist country called Russia hit a residential building, the head of the Ukrainian presidential administration Andriy Yermak denounced on Telegram.

Our task is to ensure that not only the current generation of Russians are held accountable, but also their children and grandchildren. Russia will pay for everything, he added.

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The Ukrainian army also indicated in the morning on Telegram that it shot down four Russian Kalibr-type cruise missiles near the city of Dnipro launched from the Black Sea , using an S-300 air defense system.

The exiled mayor of Melitopol, a city in the Russian-occupied Kherson region, Ivan Fedorov, for his part, said in the morning on Telegram that the Ukrainians had bombed a Russian military base in this occupied city.

On the ground, the Ukrainian army did state of attempted Russian offensives, particularly in the Donetsk region, near the towns of Bakhmout, Zaïtsevé and Kodema. The fighting continues, the Ukrainian Armed Forces General Staff said in a statement in the morning.

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