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Pro-Russian official killed in bomb blast in Ukraine's Kherson

24.06.2022 14:00
A senior official in the Russian-installed administration of Ukraine’s occupied Kherson region was killed in a bomb blast on Friday, multiple news outlets reported.
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Dmitry Savluchenko, head of the families, youth, and sports department of the Kherson Military-Civilian Administration, was killed in an apparent assassination, the Reuters news agency reported, citing the deputy head of the administration.

According to Ukraine's ukrinform.net news website, Savluchenko was a "pro-Russian activist and turncoat" and his car was probably blown up by local guerrillas.

"Our guerillas gain another win,” Serhiy Khlanthe chairman of Ukraine's Kherson Regional Military Administration, said in a social media post, as quoted by ukrinform.net.

Friday was day 121 of Russia's invasion of Ukraine.


Source: kresy24.plukrinform.net, Reuters