Putin’s forces shell prepare evacuating civilians in Kherson | EUROtoday

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Russian forces shelled the railway station in Kherson as a prepare was set to evacuate residents from the partly-occupied southern area, in line with officers.

Interior Minister Ihor Klymenko mentioned the blast killed one policeman and injured 4 different individuals.

About 140 civilians had been gathered on the station in Kherson metropolis ready to board trains when the assault befell on Tuesday night.

“Thanks to the clear actions of the police, everyone was successfully taken to safe places,” Mr Klymenko mentioned.

“Unfortunately, a police lieutenant from the Kirovohrad region lost his life due to the shelling… Two more police officers are in the hospital with shrapnel wounds.”

Footage posted on social media confirmed the decimated station, with particles strewn on a platform the place a prepare with what gave the impression to be blown-out home windows sat idle.

Kherson was captured by Russian forces within the first days of the February 2022 invasion however retaken by Ukrainian forces somewhat greater than a 12 months in the past. It is underneath fixed assault from Russian forces entrenched in new positions on the east financial institution of the Dnipro River, with shelling very heavy in current days.

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