Russia shells 20 settlements in Ukraine’s Kharkiv Oblast local military administration reports

11 March, 03:50 PM
Kharkiv Oblast (Photo:Олег Синєгубов / Telegram)

Kharkiv Oblast (Photo:Олег Синєгубов / Telegram)

Invading Russian troops attacked at least 20 settlements in Kharkiv Oblast in the past 24 hours, regional governor Oleh Synehubov said on Telegram on March 11.

Synehubov reported of continuous massive shelling of settlements in the Kharkiv, Kupyansk, and Chuhuiv districts on the border with Russia.

He noted that a center for children’s social and psychological rehabilitation and a secondary school were damaged in the village of Vilchuvatka in Kupyansk District. About 10 houses were destroyed in the attack. A 54-year-old civilian man was injured and taken to hospital in stable condition.

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At least two houses in Kupyansk were damaged because of the Russian attacks. Fires were also reported in Kupyansk.

The governor warned of considerable land mine danger in Kharkiv Oblast. A 32-year-old man was hospitalized by a so-called “butterfly” anti-personnel land mine in a forest near the village of Dibrova on March 10.

Occupying Russian forces continue to regularly attack Kharkiv Oblast. In particular, they launched 11 missiles at Kharkiv in the early hours of March 9, leaving the city without water, power, or heating. The city’s subway and electrical transport were also halted and replaced with buses. Water was delivered by trucks to all city districts.

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