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Russia and Ukraine Trade Deadly Artillery Fire After Russian Missile Kills Six at Kharkiv Postal Center

HeadlineOct 24, 2023

In Ukraine, the governor of Kherson says two people were killed and 14 others injured earlier today by Russian artillery fire. This follows a Russian missile strike in Kharkiv Sunday that created a massive hole in the roof of a postal distribution center, killing six people and injuring 14 others.

Serhii Nozhka: “There was a missile attack. We were working. There was an explosion. Everyone started running away. … I did what I could. As much as I managed to, I provided the necessary first aid. … Some were stable. They had shrapnel wounds, some more light, some more serious. But some people were in critical condition. Ambulances took them away.”

In eastern Ukraine, officials in the Russian-controlled city of Donetsk say Ukrainian artillery fire killed one civilian and wounded another. Elsewhere, Russia’s Navy says it repelled attacks by uncrewed boats launched by Ukraine at Russia’s Black Sea Fleet, and Ukraine says it shot down 14 Russian attack drones and a cruise missile.

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