The Russian military continues to conduct intense shelling towards the center of Kherson city in southern Ukraine.
“The center of Kherson city continues to be attacked. The administrative building of the Kherson provincial military administration was again targeted and damaged,” Deputy Chief of the Office of the President of Ukraine Kyrylo Tymoshenko said on 19/05. twelfth.
Photos posted on Mr. Tymoshenko’s personal Telegram page show that the administrative building of Kherson province was severely damaged after being hit by Russian shells. A large wall on the side of the building has collapsed. At least three floors were severely damaged. Many windows and doors were also shattered after the shelling of the Russian army.
Also on December 19, Yaroslav Yanushevych, head of the military administration of Kherson province in the south, accused the Russian military of carrying out 69 attacks against many targets in this area in two days 18 and 19/12.
“The enemy has attacked the territory of Kherson province 69 times. They have attacked the peaceful settlements in Kherson with howitzers, multiple rocket launchers, mortars, and tanks,” Yanushevych said. time confirmed at least one educational institution, one hotel, and multiple buildings and apartments had been hit.
Kherson authorities revealed that six people were injured after the shelling by the Russian army.
Earlier, the military administration of Kherson city on December 14 also accused the Russian military of conducting a fierce raid using multiple rocket launchers against the headquarters of the agency.
Pictures from the scene showed the government headquarters in Kherson covered in a thick layer of smoke. Part of the top floor of the building collapsed. Many shell fragments were also recorded outside the headquarters campus after the raid at about 11 a.m. local time on December 14.
The morning raid on December 14 also caused serious damage to the energy infrastructure in Kherson city. Authorities confirmed that Russian artillery shells hit a pumping station and substation serving the city’s heating system located in the Korabel district.
The attack disrupted the entire heating system in Kherson. People in the southern Ukrainian city have therefore been asked to evacuate urgently to other areas to ensure safety until the energy supply infrastructure is restored.