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Russian forces hit civilian infrastructure in three oblasts: casualties reported

Tuesday, 5 December 2023, 09:37
Russian forces hit civilian infrastructure in three oblasts: casualties reported
AFTERMATH OF THE RUSSIAN ATTACK. PHOTO: UKRAINE’S INTERIOR MINISTRY

Russian troops have attacked civilian infrastructure in Donetsk, Kherson and Kharkiv oblasts late on 4 December and on the night of 4-5 December, damaging residential buildings, civilian businesses, and a cinema and injuring two people.

Source: Ukraine’s Ministry of Internal Affairs (MIA)

Details: In particular, the Russians delivered an airstrike on the village of Pivnichne in Donetsk Oblast, damaging five apartment blocks. Ukraine's State Emergency Service rescued one civilian.

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The Russians also targeted the town of Selydove. They destroyed a five-storey building belonging to an educational institution, two civilian businesses and an apartment block. No casualties were reported.

The Russian occupying forces launched missile attacks on the city of Kherson at 23:20 on 4 December, destroying the premises of a cinema. Firefighters contained the fire.

A Russian Shahed kamikaze UAV damaged a community arts centre, village council premises and a private residential building in the village of Borova in Kharkiv Oblast.

The Russian army also attacked residential buildings and outbuildings in the town of Chuhuiv using UAVs. A civilian was injured.

Search and rescue operations are underway at the site of a house destroyed by a missile in the town of Novohrodivka in Donetsk Oblast. Earlier today, emergency rescuers pulled the body of a child, 8, from under the rubble. The fate of two more people remains unknown.

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