Casualties reported as Russians launch missile strike on Kharkiv, nearby settlements

28 May, 05:24 PM
The Russians continue to shell Kharkiv (Photo:SES of Ukraine)

The Russians continue to shell Kharkiv (Photo:SES of Ukraine)

At least one civilian was killed and another two were wounded on May 27 as a result of a Russian missile strike on the city of Kharkiv and nearby settlements, the head of Kharkiv Regional Military Administration, Oleh Synyehubov, reported on May 28.

He said that Kharkiv's Kyiv district, as well as the town of Balaklia and the village of Slatyne came under enemy artillery fire.

Two fires also broke out during the shelling of the village of Mala Danylivka. According to preliminary information, no one was injured in that attack.

In Slatyne, a Russian missile strike killed a 65-year-old woman and wounded another person. At least one person was injured in Balaklia.

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Work is underway in Kharkiv's Northern Saltivka district to repair a gas pipeline and carry out mine clearance of the area.

"Everyone is working their their own front," Synyehubov said.

"We believe in the Armed Forces of Ukraine and our victory!" he added.

At least eight people were killed, including a five-month-old baby, and another 19 were wounded as a result of Russian shelling in Kharkiv Oblast on May 26. The invaders used long-range artillery, in particular using Pion self-propelled heavy artillery.

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