Russia hits industrial enterprise in Kharkiv: one person dead, three injured
In the evening of July 16, a series of explosions were heard in Kharkiv. Russia launched a missile attack on an industrial enterprise in the Osnovyanskyi district, killing one person and injuring three
This is reported by the General Prosecutor's Office.
On July 16, around 6:50 p.m., the enemy launched missiles at an industrial site in the Osnovyanskyi district of Kharkiv, according to the investigation. They fired two missiles of the S-300 type from the Belgorod region of the Russian Federation.
The Kharkiv Regional Prosecutor's Office reports that one person has been confirmed dead and three others injured. All of them were employees of the industrial site.
Oleh Synyeuhubov, the head of the Kharkiv regional military administration, was the first to officially announce the attack on the city.
He shared the information on Telegram, stating that “Kharkiv had been struck and that the authorities were responding to the incident.”
The air raid alert in Kharkiv was announced at 6:53 p.m. Later, Synyehubov provided details of the attack.
"The Russian forces struck at the Osnovianskyi district of Kharkiv. According to preliminary data, there are 4 casualties. A fire broke out at the site of the hit. The services are working to eliminate the consequences," he said.
Later, Synyehubov mentioned that by 8:00 p.m., three men with shrapnel wounds had been hospitalized by the Regional Emergency Center, while one person received treatment at the scene. He emphasized that there were no reported fatalities.
However, Kharkiv's mayor, Ihor Terekhov, stated that seven individuals were injured, and one death remains unconfirmed.
On Saturday, July 15, there was another incident when Russian troops shelled the village of Stepnohirsk in the Zaporizhzhia region, resulting in injuries to seven people.