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Russia launches 6 missile strikes on Kharkiv: 1 civilian killed, 2 injured

8 December, 2023 Friday
11:27

On the night of December 7-8, at about 3:00 a.m., Russian terrorists attacked Kharkiv. They also struck the Kurylivka community of the Kupyansk district. As a result, there is a victim and wounded

The head of the Kharkiv Regional Military Administration, Oleh Syniehubov, reported the attack. 

Russian troops struck Kharkiv 6 times. According to the Kharkiv mayor Ihor Terekhov, residential buildings were damaged as a result of the attack. The Kholodnohirskyi and Shevchenkivskyi districts of the city came under fire. Preliminarily, the attack was launched with S-300 missiles.

"Several residential buildings in different districts of the city were damaged, according to the preliminary information. We know about one injured person. All relevant services are working at the sites," the statement said at 3:51 a.m.

Later, the State Emergency Service of Ukraine reported that rescuers had eliminated the consequences of the night attack.

"As a result of the attack, 1 person was wounded, residential buildings and 26 private cars were damaged. A fire broke out in one of the garages. The fire was extinguished," the statement said.

The head of the Regional Military Administration also clarified that a 36-year-old woman and a 25-year-old man were wounded in the attack and hospitalized in a medical facility. 

A playground was also hit, residential buildings, an educational institution, and about 20 cars were damaged. All of them are exclusively civilian objects.

Air strike on the Kharkiv region 

According to Ukraine’s Minister of Internal Affairs Ihor Klymenko, Russian troops conducted an air strike on the Kurylivka community of the Kupyansk district around 01:00 am.

A five-story residential building was damaged. As a result of the attack, 1 person was killed and 1 more was injured.

  • In the evening on Sunday, November 12, Russian troops struck Kharkiv. Damage to civilian infrastructure was reported.

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