“At noon, Russians in the suburbs of Kherson fired cannons at the car in which the girl and her relatives were returning after a medical examination,” he said.
According to Klymenko, the car caught fire as a result of the impact.
“The 36-year-old mother is in a critical condition in hospital. The driver has died. It could be the child’s 64-year-old grandfather. The body will be identified by expert examination. It was cremated on the ground,” the head of the interior ministry said.
A two-month-old baby was taken to the Khersonsk hospital by the police in “Blinker”. Earlier, the girl was found to have suffered a head injury from a booby trap.
“The situation is of moderate intensity. Doctors are providing necessary assistance and fighting for her mother’s life,” added the Home Ministry chief.
Shelling of Gerson
Despite the liberation of Kherson from occupation in November 2022, Kherson and settlements located on the right bank of the Dnieper continue to be under fire. Indeed on November 11 in Kherson, invaders opened fire on the home of the Deputy Chairman of the Kherson Regional Council and destroyed a well-known library.
The issue of Kherson shelling is now very serious, and specific decisions regarding the defense of Kherson were made at the recent Stavka chaired by Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelenskyi. Recently, a year has passed since the day of Gerson’s liberation. Learn more about how the armed forces repatriated Kherson – In the case of RBC-Ukraine.