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Russia attacks Kharkiv with missiles, destroying lyceum

25 May, 2024 Saturday
10:20

On the night of Saturday, May 25, the Russian occupation army attacked Kharkiv and Kharkiv district with missiles, partially destroying a lyceum, dozens of civilian cars, and a supermarket

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This was reported by the Kharkiv Regional Prosecutor's Office. 

The Russian army attacked the city around 01:00. According to preliminary information, they used four S-300 ballistic missiles for the attack. 

“In Slobidskyi district, one hit was recorded in the lyceum building, another in the industrial zone. No one was injured. 15 private cars and the facade of a 9-storey residential building were damaged. In Kharkiv district 2 hits were registered in the open area. No one was injured,” the statement said. 

Currently, prosecutors and police investigators are working at the site of the attacks to document war crimes. Criminal proceedings have been initiated under Part 1 of Article 438 of the Criminal Code of Ukraine. 

Mayor Ihor Terekhov later clarified that the S-300 missile hit in Kharkiv destroyed the workshop of an educational institution, 31 cars, partially destroyed the main building of the institution, and smashed windows in several high-rise buildings around. A nearby supermarket was also damaged. 

According to him, there was no information about the dead and wounded.

Earlier, the mayor of Kharkiv reported that the Russian attack had partially destroyed the lyceum and damaged a nearby high-rise building and cars. 


 
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