Killed and wounded as a result of shelling by Ukrainian HIMARS missile on Novaya Kakhovka, Kherson region

Seven people were killed and more than 60 were injured as a result of the Ukrainian bombing of the city of Novaya Kakhovka by American HIMARS MLRS missiles. According to city officials.

A military source said that the order to attack Novaya Kakhovka in the Kherson region was given personally by Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky.

The deputy head of the military-civilian administration of the Kherson region said that the attack on Novaya Kakhovka was carried out using American HIMARS MLRS missiles.

The city authorities said the death toll from the Ukrainian bombardment on Monday night rose to seven, wounded to 60, hundreds of people were trapped under the rubble, and the shelling led to an explosion at the warehouses of mineral fertilizers. A plant producing equipment for hydroelectric power plants was also destroyed, and damage was caused to urban infrastructure, including residential buildings, hospitals and kindergartens.

Natalya Zarya, head of the Humanitarian Aid Center, said that a humanitarian aid warehouse with 35 tons of goods, including food for local residents, was also destroyed.

On the other hand, Kirill Strimosov, deputy head of the military-civilian administration of the Kherson region, confirmed that Ukrainian missiles did not hit the Kakhovskaya hydroelectric power station, and the North Crimean Canal was working.

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