During the shootout in the center of Kherson, there were no casualties or deaths among civilians, the VGA reported. According to RIA Novosti, the skirmish took place between Russian security forces and saboteurs “(max-width: 320px) and (-webkit-min-device-pixel-ratio: 2), (max-width: 320px) and (min-resolution: 192dpi)” >
The Russian military killed unidentified attackers in the center of Kherson during a brief clash, the military-civilian administration (MAC) of the Kherson region reported.
“According to law enforcement agencies, there are no casualties among military personnel and civilians. Significant material damage to the city and its residents was not recorded, — It is said in the message.
We are talking about the elimination of a sabotage group, there are several pockets of resistance left, the emergency services told the RIA Novosti agency. Several groups of Russian security forces arrived at the scene of the incident, blocked the armed group in the building and then neutralized it, Vesti Krym clarifies.
The shooting took place in the city center, near the railway station. «Vesti Krym» It was reported that a counter-terrorist operation was being carried out in Kherson using heavy military equipment. The journalist of the TV channel clarified that the building where the “militants” were located was non-residential. Russian state agencies have also previously reported several explosions in the city and the operation of air defense systems. According to RIA Novosti, there were five explosions.
The Kherson region has been under the control of Russian troops since mid-March, after which a military-civilian administration was formed in it. At the end of August, the Southern Military Command of Ukraine announced the start of the offensive of the Armed Forces of Ukraine, including — in the Kherson region. The Russian Ministry of Defense confirmed the attempts of the Ukrainian army to attack in the south of the country, while arguing that the attacks of the Armed Forces of Ukraine were repulsed, and Kyiv suffered “significant losses”.
A day earlier, on September 16, the Kherson VGA reported that Ukrainian troops had attacked the administration building. At least five HIMARS missiles fell near the building, killing the driver and injuring the official, RIA Novosti correspondent reported. The administration assures that Russian forces control the entire territory of the region.
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