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The number of people injured in Kharkiv due to the Russian shelling has increased to 31

18 May, 2024
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The number of people injured in Kharkiv due to the Russian shelling has increased to 31

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In Kharkiv, the number of people injured due to the Russian strike on the Shevchenko district has increased to 31, with 3 people killed. This was reported by Oleg Synegubov, head of the Kharkiv Regional Military Administration, on Facebook.

Synegubov recalled that Russian forces struck the city at 3:38 PM on Friday, May 17. As a result of the Russian shelling, a fire broke out.

At 12:30 PM, the Russian forces attacked the settlement of Kupyansk-Vuzlovyi with guided aerial bombs, causing partial destruction of the administrative building of a hospital and damage to multi-story buildings and a kindergarten. One woman was injured.

At 5:00 PM, Russians shelled the village of Lyptsi in the Kharkiv district with multiple rocket launchers, damaging a private household. A 53-year-old man was injured.

According to the head of the regional administration, 9,907 local residents have been evacuated from the border areas of the region to date.

 

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On May 17th, around noon, Russian forces targeted Kharkiv with two strikes using guided aerial bombs. Three fatalities and 28 injuries were reported as a result of these attacks.

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