1 dead, 2 injured in Russian attacks on Sumy Oblast

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According to the military administration of Sumy Oblast, Russian forces attacked nine communities in Sumy Oblast on May 12, killing one person and wounding two others.

The municipalities of Sumy, Znob-Novhorodske, Myropillia, Bilopillia, Krasnopillia, Velyka Pysarivka, Esman, Seredyna-Buda and Shalyhyne were targeted.

A separate Russian artillery shelling killed one person and injured two others in the village of Krasnopillia.

No information was given about the extent of the victims’ injuries.

Throughout the day, Russia attacked border communities with mortar, artillery, rocket, drone and tank attacks. Explosive devices were also dropped from drones on two of the communities.

A total of 157 explosions were recorded in 26 separate attacks on the region.

The town of Bilopillia, which had a population of about 15,600 before the war, experienced the majority of reported attacks; 53 explosions were recorded in the area. The community is located just eight kilometers south and 25 kilometers west of the Ukrainian-Russian border.

The Russian attacks against the Sumy region occurred increasingly destructive in the last few months. Given the increasing attacks, Ukrainian authorities ordered increased attacks Evacuations from the region.

Shelling is on daily Multiple attacks per day are occurring in communities near Ukraine’s northeastern border with Russia, as residents of the region’s vulnerable border settlements face multiple attacks daily.

A woman has been killed in a Russian rocket attack on a suburb of Sumy

A Russian attack on the outskirts of the northeastern city of Sumy on May 11 left an approximately 37-year-old woman dead, the regional military administration reported.