Two killed in Russian shelling of Ukrainian town near border

Russian shelling killed two people and wounded 10 in the town of Bilopillia in Ukraine's northern Sumy region near the border with Russia on Monday, police said.

In a post on the Telegram app, Ukraine's national police said four artillery strikes had been recorded, three of which hit the center of the town in the Sumy region.

"A 76-year-old woman and a 74-year-old woman who were on the street at the time died as a result of their injuries," the police said.

Of the 10 wounded, one was in a serious condition, according to the police statement.