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Russian forces shell Kherson hospital, killing doctor who only recently begun his duties

Russian forces shell Kherson hospital, killing doctor who only recently begun his duties Due to the shelling of Kherson hospital, young doctor who had only recently begun his duties, died (

According to the Kherson Regional Prosecutor's Office, on August 1st, Russian forces launched an attack on a hospital in Kherson, resulting in the death of a young doctor who had only recently begun his duties. A nurse was also injured in the incident.

The attack occurred at around 11:00 a.m., when Russian forces once again shelled the city center of Kherson.

"The doctor sustained multiple shrapnel wounds that were incompatible with life. The nurse was also injured," the report stated.

Roman Mrochko, the head of the Kherson City-Military Administration, revealed that the deceased doctor had only been working in the hospital for a few days, while medical personnel are currently fighting to save the injured nurse's life.

The Ukrainian Ministry of Health reported that the terrorists killed the young doctor on his first day of work after completing his internship.

"The medical nurse was wounded, and two floors of the hospital were damaged. The debris is still being cleared," the report added.

The exact number of casualties is yet to be confirmed, according to the regional prosecutor's office.

"The hospital building and vehicles were damaged," the authorities confirmed.

Photos from the scene of the hospital shelling in Kherson. Source:

As reported by Olexander Prokudin, the head of the Kherson Regional Military Administration, Russian occupying forces once again targeted residential areas in Kherson. Enemy shells hit one of the city's medical facilities.

"An ENT doctor suffered fatal injuries, and a nurse sustained a jaw injury, receiving medical attention. The surgery department was also damaged due to the shelling," he added.

Kherson shelling incidents

Russian occupying forces have continuously targeted Kherson, which was liberated and returned under Ukrainian control by the Armed Forces in November 2022. The city and the Kherson region were seized by Russia during the large-scale invasion of Ukraine in February 2022. Some parts of the region have been reclaimed, but a portion of the territory remains occupied, subjecting Kherson to attacks by Russians using Grad rockets, artillery, and heavy weaponry.

On the morning of July 31st, Russian occupying shelled Kherson's city center, resulting in the death of a municipal worker. Later in the day, the troops struck the Korabelnyi district in Kherson, leading to the death of a local resident and injuring another person.