According to the Regional Military Administration, since the morning of May 3, Kherson has been targeted by a series of missile attacks.
The shelling of the local Epicentr hypermarket in the morning resulted in three people being killed; another four were injured and given medical aid.
The Russians also killed three power engineers who were performing emergency repairs near the village of Stepanivka outside Kherson.
The villages shelled by the enemy included Mykhailivka, Havrylivka, and Tiahyntsi. In Tokarivka, a 47-year-old man was killed outside his house, and in Ivanivka, a 61-year-old local man was injured.
In the afternoon, the invaders shelled the Kherson railway station.
According to Ukrzaliznytsia, Ukraine's national railway operator, a missile hit a passenger car at the Kherson station. A conductor was injured and given medical aid. Passengers were staying in a safe shelter. An ambulance was also damaged, but no medical workers were injured.
The Kherson-Lviv train carrying 116 passengers departed with a 14-minute delay. The cars damaged by the shelling were replaced at the Mykolaiv station.
Around 3:00 p.m., a child in serious condition was admitted to the Regional Pediatric Hospital.
The Kherson Regional Military Administration announced a curfew from 8:00 p.m. on May 5 to 6:00 a.m. on May 8.
During these 58 hours, it will be forbidden to stay or move on the city streets. The entrance to and exit from the city will also be restricted.
These temporary restrictions will be necessary for law enforcement officers to do their job without endangering people.
At 6:50 p.m., it was reported that 17 people had been killed and 45 injured as a result of the shelling of Kherson. According to the Municipal Military Administration, the casualties include two children.