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Russia attacks Kharkiv several times, causing multiple casualties

18 May, 2024 Saturday
10:39

On the afternoon of May 17, the Russian army attacked Kharkiv several times, killing 3 civilians and injuring at least 31

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Oleh Syniehubov, head of the Kharkiv Regional Military Administration, and Ihor Terekhov, mayor of Kharkiv, reported this.

The head of the regional police, Volodymyr Tymoshko, said that as of the morning of May 18, the number of victims of the Russian attack had increased to 31.

According to Ukraine's State Emergency Service, as of 10:04 p.m, the number of victims increased to 29.

"According to preliminary data, 3 people were killed and 29 were injured. Two more men were rescued. Work to eliminate the consequences of the enemy attack continues," the statement says.

At 8:32 p.m., Terekhov reported an increase in the number of dead and wounded: “Three killed by Russians, 28 wounded”.

As of 6:25 p.m., 25 people were injured. Two more people were rescued.

Earlier, Syniehubov reported that 19 people were injured as a result of the Russian attack on Kharkiv. Among them are 18 men and a woman. The age of the victims is from 20 to 60 years. Four people are in serious condition, the rest are in average condition. Two men aged about 45 were killed.

As of 4:30 p.m, 2 people were killed and 13 injured in the attack.

The explosion occurred around 3:40 p.m. on Friday, May 17.

According to preliminary data, the Russian forces dropped two glide bombs, in particular in the Kholodnohirskyi district of Kharkiv.

As of 4 p.m., five civilian men were reported injured. However, at 4:17 p.m., the mayor of Kharkiv wrote that, according to updated information, one person was killed and four were wounded in the city as a result of the strike.

  • On the night of May 16, the Russian army attacked Ukraine with Shaheds and missiles.
  • Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelenskyy said that the Russian army had advanced no more than 10 km in the Kharkiv direction.
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