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Death toll rises after recent Russian attack on Bilopillia

Tuesday, 18 July 2023, 11:17
Death toll rises after recent Russian attack on Bilopillia
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A woman who was in the hospital after being injured as a result of artillery shelling of Bilopillia, Sumy Oblast, on the afternoon of 17 July, died.

Source: Yurii Zarko, the Mayor of Bilopillia, on Facebook

Quote: "Unfortunately, the miracle did not happen.... Tetiana Liebedieva died of her injuries."

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Details: In total, three women who were in the city park were killed as a result of shelling of Bilopillia.

Earlier, the Sumy Oblast Prosecutor's Office reported on three injured people aged 61, 74 and 76.

Background: 

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  • On 17 July, at around 12:30, the Russians launched an artillery attack on the central part of Bilopillia, Sumy Oblast, from the territory of the Russian Federation. 
  • Earlier, two people were reported killed in the attack. 

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