The Russian state information company RIA Novosti says that Ukrainian forces are “conducting intense artillery hearth on the world of the city of Oleshky” in Kherson.
Oleshky is on the east financial institution of the river Dnipro, eight kilometers (5 miles) from Kherson metropolis, which is on the alternative financial institution and was just lately recaptured by Ukrainian forces.
A RIA Novosti correspondent on the bottom reported that explosions have been heard within the city, together with “the sounds of firing from a large-caliber machine gun.”
“They’re attacking day and night time repeatedly, you see, the forest is burning on the outskirts,” an worker of a gasoline station informed RIA Novosti.
Mobile communication doesn’t work within the city whereas retailers and the market are closed, the company reported.
A spokesperson of the Odesa Regional Administration Serhiy Bratchuk stated there had been strikes towards Russian army services in Hola Prystan and Hornostayivka, two cities on the alternative financial institution of the river from Kherson metropolis. Bratchuk stated there had been casualties.
The Ukrainian Normal Employees — in its night replace — stated that additional upstream the Russians had shelled a lot of settlements inside just a few miles of the river’s banks.
There are additionally reviews of heavy preventing within the Donetsk area, the place the Normal Employees says that Russian forces have been conducting offensive operations within the Bakhmut, Avdiivka and Novopavlivka instructions.