December 27, 2023, 15:19

The aftermath of an enemy strike on Kherson rail station: 16 people injured, a law enforcement officer killed

The fleeing civilians who were at the station at the time of the enemy attack sustained minor injuries and were treated by medics on the spot. Two other police officers are in hospital with moderate injuries. The attack resulted in a 28-year-old law enforcement officer, helping to evacuate people from the station, being killed.

Oleksandr Tolokonnikov, Spokesman for the Kherson Oblast Military Administration made this report, at a briefing at the Media Center Ukraine – Ukrinform. 

“Yesterday’s shelling wounded 16 people and killed one law enforcement officer who helped evacuate people from the station. Unfortunately, two of his colleagues were also injured and are in hospital,” said Tolokonnikov.

He also noted that 140 civilians waiting at the station for an evacuation train bound for Kyiv when the enemy strike hit were later taken by bus to Mykolaiv, where the train was set to evacuate residents to the capital.

Tolokonnikov noted that while the city train station temporarily halted operations, trains to Kherson will stop in Mykolaiv, and people will change to buses from there.

As a reminder, on Tuesday, December 26, at around 6:30 PM, Russia shelled Kherson railway station.

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