Volodymyr Saldo, who calls himself the head of the military-civilian administration of the Kherson region, accused Ukraine of attempting to assassinate the head of the regional department of the penitentiary service Yevgeny Sobolev. It is alleged that an explosive device was used for this.
“According to preliminary data, an improvised explosive device filled with submunitions exploded,” Mr. Saldo said in a video posted on Telegram channel pro-Russian administration of the Kherson region.
Mr. Sobolev is in the hospital. Nothing threatens his life.
Since February 24, Russia has been conducting a military operation in Ukraine on the orders of President Vladimir Putin. The Russian army controls the Kherson region and part of the Zaporozhye region.
About the situation in the Kherson and Zaporozhye regions – in the material “Kommersant” “Clearable connections”.
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