Air Strike on Kharkiv: Casualty Count Rises to Ten

Written by Camilla Jessen

May.22 - 2024 2:32 PM CET

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Photo: Mykolaiv State Emergency Service on Telegram
Photo: Mykolaiv State Emergency Service on Telegram
A recent Russian airstrike on Kharkiv has resulted in ten injuries, with several victims hospitalized, including one in serious condition.

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The number of casualties from a Russian airstrike on Kharkiv has increased to ten, according to Oleg Sinegubov, head of the Kharkiv Regional Military Administration.

Sinegubov reported on Telegram that four of the injured have been hospitalized, with one man in critical condition, while others received treatment at the scene.

Details of the Attack

The strike, which occurred around 1:45 p.m., targeted the Shevchenkiv district of Kharkiv, leading to a fire and subsequent injuries.

The Main Department of the National Police in the Kharkiv region confirmed that a multi-story residential building was damaged in the attack. Preliminary investigations suggest that the assault was carried out using aerial bombs.

In response to the airstrike, investigators have opened criminal proceedings under Article 438 of the Criminal Code of Ukraine, which pertains to violations of the laws and customs of war.

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