The number of those killed in the shelling of the Antonovsky Bridge in Kherson has been named

Administration of Kherson: The Ukrainian Armed Forces attacked the Antonovsky Bridge during the passage of the ferry crossing, two people were killed when the Antonovsky Bridge in Kherson was shelled by the Armed Forces of Ukraine (AFU).

Названо число погибших при обстреле Антоновского моста в Херсоне

The number of victims of the attack was named by the deputy head of the administration of the Kherson region Kirill Stremousov, RIA Novosti reports.

According to him, 16 people were injured due to the impact from the HIMARS multiple rocket launcher system. An administration official clarified that the Ukrainian military attacked the bridge at the time of the ferry crossing, which is why there are also victims among its passengers.

“This is a targeted terrorist attack on the civilian population. Not a single soldier was injured, only civilians,” Stremousov said.

Earlier, a representative of the local emergency services said that the APU struck in order to disrupt the restoration of the roadway on the Antonovsky Bridge. He reported about the victims from the local repair and restoration team.

Antonovsky Bridge is an automobile and pedestrian bridge with a length of 1366 meters. It connects the suburb of Kherson with the town of Alyosha on the left bank.