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Drone shelling of Sumy region: 2 people killed, woman injured

Drone shelling of Sumy region: 2 people killed, woman injured Illustrative photo (Photo: Getty Images)
Author: Daria Shekina

As a result of today's Russian attack in the Sumy region, a woman has been killed. A rescue operation is underway in the Esman community, according to the Office of the Prosecutor General and the police of the Sumy region.

It is reported that around 3:00 PM, the occupiers launched a drone attack on the Esman community in the Sumy region. One drone struck a multi-story residential building, and one of its residents sustained severe injuries. Unfortunately, she passed away in the hospital due to these injuries.

According to preliminary information, a man is believed to be trapped under the debris. The search and rescue operation is ongoing.

A pre-trial investigation has been initiated into the violation of laws and customs of war, coupled with intentional homicide.

Updated information.

Photo: Consequences of the strike (

The police reported that a 40-year-old man died from the strike by the Russian Federation. Additionally, another woman sustained injuries.

Shahed attack in the Sumy region

Earlier, the Sumy Regional Military Administration reported that three people were affected by a drone strike on a building in the Esman community.