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Russia hits Kharkiv with glide bombs, killing and injuring civilians

3 May, 2024 Friday
17:15

On Friday, March 3, the Russian occupation army attacked Kharkiv with a guided aerial bomb, killing a woman and injuring three people

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This was reported by Kharkiv Mayor Ihor Terekhov. 

At 13:59, he wrote that an explosion had occurred in the city. Later, it became known that the bomb had landed in the Kholodnohirsky district of Kharkiv in a residential area. 

"As for the victims, the information is being clarified. It is known that a tram with passengers was damaged," Terekhov said. 

Later, it was reported that a woman of retirement age was killed, and a 78-year-old man suffered from an acute stress reaction. Several houses were also destroyed as a result of Russian attack, and people may be trapped under the rubble. 

According to the head of the Kharkiv region, Oleh Syniehubov, Russia hit the city with a guided aerial bomb. 

At 14:59, another victim was reported. A 66-year-old man suffered a concussion, and medics provided him with treatment. 

Syniehubov later clarified the consequences of the Russian attack. He said that the deceased woman was 82 years old and had been bedridden for 8 years as a result of a stroke. Another 81-year-old woman suffered an acute stress reaction. 

"The bomb hit the private sector - 3 houses were destroyed, 12 damaged. The blast wave hit a tram that was running nearby - no casualties," he added. 

  • On May 3, the Russian army attacked Kurakhove in Donetsk region. As a result, two people were killed and two others were injured. 
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