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One dead in Russia in attack near Ukraine border

Governor implied that it came from Ukraine

19 May, 09:13
(ANSA-AFP) - MOSCOW, MAY 19 - One person died and others were injured in southwestern Russia after an attack in a village on the border with Ukraine, the governor of Kursk region said on Thursday. "Another enemy attack on Tyotkino, which took place at dawn unfortunately ended in tragedy. At the moment, we know of at least one civilian death," governor Roman Starovoyt said on Telegram, implying that the attack came from Ukraine. He said that according to preliminary information, the victim was a truck driver who was making a delivery to a local distillery, which was struck "several times". Starovoyt added that others were wounded and work was underway to put out fires in the village of around 4,000 people on border with Ukraine, where Russia sent troops on February 24. "Several houses were damaged.

There are also reports of unexploded shells," Starovoyt said.


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