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Civilian killed and teenager injured in Russian attack on Sumy Oblast

Saturday, 17 February 2024, 18:46
Civilian killed and teenager injured in Russian attack on Sumy Oblast
Khotin hromada. Photo: Facebook

A man was killed, and one more civilian was injured in a Russian attack on Sumy Oblast on Saturday, 17 February.

Source: Sumy Oblast Military Administration

Quote: "The enemy launched mortar bombardment of a village in the Khotin hromada at 12:45 on 17 February (a hromada is an administrative unit designating a village, several villages, or a town, and their adjacent territories – ed.).


A total of 11 explosions were reported.

Early reports indicated that one man had been killed and another civilian injured in the attack."

Details: The bombardment damaged houses and the premises of a farm.

Updated: Later, Sumy Oblast Prosecutor's Office reported that a 15-year-old teenager was wounded in the attack on the Khotin hromada.

Quote from the Prosecutor's Office said: "On 17 February 2024, at about 13:30, using methods of warfare prohibited by international law, the occupiers fired mortars at the civilian infrastructure in the Khotin hromada of Sumy Oblast. As a result of the enemy attack, a 64-year-old resident of the village of Kindrativka was killed, a 15-year-old teenager was wounded, and a private house was damaged."

This article has been updated since publication.

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