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Kherson shelling: Multistory residential building hit, child injured

Kherson shelling: Multistory residential building hit, child injured Photo: A child wounded during the shelling of Kherson on November 19 (Getty Images)

Russian troops shelled Kherson in the morning. During one of the shellings, a projectile hit a multistory building, injuring a 3-year-old child.

For more details read the material by RBC-Ukraine.

Sources used during the preparation of the material: Telegram channel of the head of the Kherson City Military Administration Roman Mrochko, the Telegram channel of the Kherson Regional Prosecutor's Office, the Telegram channel of the Minister of Internal Affairs Ihor Klymenko.

"In Kherson, as a result of enemy shelling, a 6-year-old child was injured. Medical assistance is being provided," said the head of the Kherson City Military Administration Roman Mrochko.

The head of the City Military Administration added that information about the other victims is being clarified.

Shelling details

Later, the Kherson Regional Prosecutor's Office reported that in addition to the child, a man and a woman were injured due to the shelling. On November 19, around 11:15, occupiers struck Kherson with reactive artillery.

"As a result of the hits, a multistory residential building was damaged. Two people were injured: a 66-year-old woman and a 3-year-old child. They were provided with medical assistance," the statement said.

Also, due to the damage to another multi-story building, a 59-year-old man received shrapnel wounds. Medical assistance was also provided to him.

According to the head of the Ministry of Internal Affairs, Ihor Klymenko, a child, and her grandmother were playing in the yard when the artillery of the occupiers hit them near the entrance. In addition, two more women, aged 47 and 69, were also injured.

Shelling of Kherson

Russian forces shell Kherson daily, several times a day, from the temporarily occupied part of the Kherson region. Literally from the morning, it was reported that the city was again under shelling, and residents were advised to stay away from windows and take cover. It is worth noting that on November 18, a volunteer in Kherson was injured due to shelling.

Moreover, Russian forces, in addition to the right bank, have started shelling the left bank of the Kherson region. Thus, according to the Regional Administration, they are trying to stop Ukrainian forces after their consolidation on several footholds in the occupied territory of the region.