The attack caused a fire, which was quickly extinguished by rescuers, the governor of the Odesa region said
An elderly woman was killed and five people were injured in Russian shelling and missile strikes in southern Ukraine’s Kherson and Odesa regions today, as announced by Ukrainian officials.
The missiles damaged an administration building and equipment at a shipyard in the Black Sea region of Odessa this morning, local prosecutors said, adding that four workers were injured.
“The attack caused a fire, which was quickly extinguished by rescuers,” Oleh Kiper, governor of the Odesa region, said on the Telegram messaging app.
Images posted online by the Odessa prosecutor’s office show a crater, buildings with broken windows and two damaged vehicles.
An 85-year-old woman was killed in heavy shelling overnight in the city of Kherson, Roman Mrotsko, head of the city’s military administration, reported on Telegram.
“In the central district of the city, tall buildings and a social services building were hit,” according to him.
Mrotsko stated that the attack caused a fire and injured one occupantposting video showing burned rooms with collapsed walls and ceilings, broken windows and piles of rubble.
Russia then launched a missile attack on the outskirts of Zaporizhia, destroying a social infrastructure facility, regional governor Yuri Malashko said on Telegram.
The strikes followed Russian attempts at drone strikes in areas in southern, central and northern Ukraine. The Ukrainian military said on Telegram that air defense forces destroyed 12 Russian drones and two missiles that were fired at Mykolayiv, Kherson, Kirovkhrad, Cherkasy, Zhytomyr, Khmelnytskyi and Dnipro regions.
There was no immediate comment on the strikes from Russia.
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