Sumy Oblast: Russia launches 40 shells, bombs and grenades on territory near Ukraines border


Russian forces deployed mortars, grenade launchers and artillery to attack three hromadas in Sumy Oblast on 28 October, but did not cause further destruction. There were no casualties. [A hromada is an administrative unit designating a city, town or village and its adjacent territories - ed.]

Source: Dmytro Zhyvytskyi, Head of the Sumy Oblast Military Administration, on Telegram

Details: Russian forces deployed artillery (likely 152-mm calibre) to shell the Esman hromada; six explosions rang out in the hromada.

The Russians attacked a village on the Ukrainian-Russian border, in the Bilopillia hromada, with 15 mortar-launched bombs.

The Znob-Novhorod hromada was hit nine times from a self-propelled artillery system and sustained further 10 strikes from a grenade launcher.

Zhyvytskyi reported that the Russians launched a total of 40 shells, bombs and grenades on Sumy Oblast on 28 October.

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