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Three dead in Sumy shelling

Private and apartment buildings and a bakery building were damaged.
Private and apartment buildings and a bakery building were damaged.

The Russian military has shelled Znob-Novhorodske in Sumy Oblast, killing three civilians, local official Petro Honcharov told public broadcaster Suspilne on Jan. 29.

Two people were injured when a mortar shell exploded near a local post office. One of the victims died in an ambulance on the way to a hospital in nearby Shostka, Honcharov said.

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"A residential building with a man and a woman in it was shelled with Grad [MLRS] rockets; they died on the spot," he added.

Residential buildings and a bakery were also damaged in the attack, according to Honcharov.

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"Two houses burned down completely," he said.

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