Fighting is ongoing in southern and eastern Ukraine as authorities reported more casualties and damage to civilian infrastructure on Monday.
The Donetsk region continues to be the region where the fiercest fighting takes place. On Monday, Ukrainian forces said Russian forces were trying to advance towards Ryman, Bakhmut and Avdivka.
At least one person was killed in the city of Krasnokhovka, said Pavlo Kirilenko, head of the military administration of the Donetsk region.
Russian forces have fired on the area 42 times in the past 24 hours, the local military government said Monday. “The enemy attacked civilian settlements in the area with artillery, MLRS, mortars, tanks and infantry fighting vehicles.”
Russian shelling in the city of Kherson on Sunday killed at least three people and left eight civilians with various serious injuries, the local military administration said.
At least one person was killed and three wounded in the city of Kharkiv on Sunday, said Oleh Syniehubov, head of military administration for the Kharkiv region.
He said preliminary investigations indicated that the missiles appeared to have been fired from the S-300 air defense system.
“The missile hit a four-story residential building in the Kyivsky district,” said Syniehubov. “The upper floors and roof of the building were destroyed and a massive fire started.”
Kupiansk, Vovchansk, Strilecha, Dvorichna and other villages were attacked by the enemy, Syniehubov added, and private houses, shops and other buildings were damaged.
In Kupiansk, a 41-year-old man was wounded by enemy fire, he said.
The Zaporizhzhia regional military administration said Monday the situation was relatively stable as Russian forces were focused on holding occupied ground in the region.
Local police said Russian shelling had damaged residential homes and buildings in several parts of the region.