Russian army strikes fire station in Kharkiv region
On the night of October 27, Russian troops attacked the fire station in the city of Izium, Kharkiv region. As a result, 8 rescue workers were injured, equipment and residential buildings were damaged
Minister of Internal Affairs Ihor Klymenko announced this.
"Kharkiv region. Today the fire department of the region is 200 years old. Russia "congratulated" in its own style. At night, the Russian forces launched a missile attack on the building of the fire station in the city of Izium," the statement reads.
It is noted that as a result, 8 employees were injured, 4 of them are in the hospital. The building itself and 13 units of equipment were also damaged as a result of the attack.
photos: Ihor Klymenko
Later, the head of the Kharkiv Regional Military Administration, Oleh Syniehubov, confirmed the information about the shelling of the fire station in Izium. He said that the Russians probably launched the attack with S-300 air defense systems.
The Prosecutor General's Office reported that, according to the investigation, on October 26 at around 23:30, the Russian military shelled the city of Izyum with two Iskander missiles, damaging the building of the Fire and Rescue Unit of the State Emergency Service and a number of residential buildings.
On October 21, Russian terrorists attacked the Kharkiv region. A rocket hit the terminal of the Nova Poshta logistics company in the village of Korotych, killing 6 people and injuring 16.