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Attack on Sumy Oblast: Russians drop explosives from drone on house with five people inside

On 20 February, Russian invaders used a drone with explosives to strike a residential building in Nova Sloboda hromada of Sumy Oblast [an administrative unit designating a village, several villages, or a town, and their adjacent territories]. Five residents were inside the house at the moment of the attack. Informs Ukrainska Pravda.


Source: Council of Nova Sloboda on Facebook


Quote: "Today, 20 February, starting from 04:00 (Kyiv time), Russian invaders began targeting the civilian population of the hromada at first with drones and then with artillery."



Details: It is reported that a drone with explosives hit a residential building with five civilians inside. As a result of the hit, the house was destroyed, and a fire broke out.


Currently, the rubble is being cleared, and a search operation is ongoing.



Updated: Later, the Sumy Oblast Military Administration reported that a Russian Lancet-type strike UAV hit a residential building.


The strike claimed the lives of a mother and her two sons, as well as two distant relatives: a grandmother and a woman visiting them from another city.


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