Russian forces shell Orikhiv, Zaporizhzhia Oblast for 14 hours: 2 children suffer contusions

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KATERYNA TYSHCHENKO – SUNDAY, 28 AUGUST 2022, 21:16

Russian forces shelled the city of Orikhiv in Zaporizhzhia Oblast for 14 hours on Sunday, 28 August. Two children suffered contusions, their mother also sustained injuries.

Source: Oleksandr Starch, Head of Zaporizhzhia Oblast Military Administration, on Telegram

Quote: "Today Orikhiv suffered 14 hours of shelling and attacks using multiple-launch rocket systems…

Three-year-old Yaroslav and six-year-old Oleksandra suffered contusions as a result of the attack. Their mother suffered a closed brain injury.

All of them received timely medical assistance. All those who sustained injuries were hospitalised in Zaporizhzhia where they are receiving necessary treatment. Their condition is satisfactory."

Details: Starukh stated that Russian forces fired over 200 shells on Orikhiv in the past 6 hours.

"The middle of the city has suffered the most extensive damage. Central [Orikhiv] is on fire," he added.

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