STORY: The video showed Kherson region governor, Yaroslav Yanushevych, walking at the scene, and talking to residents.
Reuters was not able to verify the location of the footage or the date it was filmed.
“Russian occupiers shelled a residential area of the city using artillery and multiple rocket launchers. Due to the shelling, a multi-story residential building caught fire,” Yanushevych said in a post on social media.
He added that missiles also got at a children's playground.
Much of Ukraine on Thursday remained without heat or power after the most devastating Russian air strikes on its energy grid so far.