This was announced by the representative of the emergency services of the region.

“The Armed Forces of Ukraine fired 17 shells from cannon artillery at the city of Novaya Kakhovka,” RIA Novosti quotes him as saying.

It is specified that as a result of the shelling, the buildings of the children's department and the department of the antenatal clinic on the territory of the hospital campus were damaged.

Earlier, the authorities of Nova Kakhovka reported damage to residential buildings as a result of the shelling of the Armed Forces of Ukraine.