Three residents of Ukraine’s Kherson have been killed by Russia’s attacks on the city this morning, local governor Oleksandr Prokudin reports.
Two more people were injured. The locals came under fire on Mykolaivske Highway, and a projectile set fire to a vehicle.
In his daily bulletin, the Kherson governor reported that Russia’s military had shelled the region 71 times in the last 24 hours, using 335 heavy artillery and Grad projectiles.
The city of Kherson suffered four attacks. 14 projectiles hit residential quarters, including detached houses and apartment blocks. Three people were killed, and five more were injured.
Norway’s defence Minister Bjørn Arild Gram announced yesterday his country would supply Ukraine with two batteries of NASAMS air defence systems capable of launching surface to air missiles to take down jets, drones, or cruise missiles.