Russian bombing of Kherson region at record high, says Ukraine

The elderly woman sits, alone among strangers, at an aid centre in Odesa in southern Ukraine.

Nina survived German air strikes in World War Two. Now, at the age of 91, she is a refugee again.

Hundreds of people arrive here every day, fleeing their homes near the front line as fighting and shelling intensify.

Many, like Nina, come from the Kherson region. Ukraine’s interior minister said on Monday that Russia had targeted the area with 87 guided aerial bombs overnight, the largest number since the war began.

Footage published by Kherson’s regional government showed extensive damage to a high-rise apartment block and several houses.

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