Deadly Russian rocket attack on Kharkiv kills three, injures 23 (UPDATED)

21 July, 12:26 PM
A building in Kharkiv, destroyed by Russian rocket attack (Photo:REUTERS/Sofiia Gatilova)

A building in Kharkiv, destroyed by Russian rocket attack (Photo:REUTERS/Sofiia Gatilova)

Russian rocket strike at Kharkiv killed two and injured 19 people, head of regional administration Oleh Synehubov said in a Telegram post on July 21.

UPDATE: As of 5 p.m. the number of casualties in the latest Russian attack on Kharkiv rose to three people killed and 23 injured, local authorities have reported.

Uragan multiple-launch rocket artillery was used to carry out the attack, according to Synehubov.

A child is among those injured. Four people are in critical condition.

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Ten ambulances are working on site, said Synehubov.

“The enemy targets exclusively city streets, malls, and residential infrastructure,” the official said.

The early morning rocket strike targeted one of Kharkiv’s most densely-populated districts.

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