Russian missile strike on Kharkiv injures six people, including girl aged 12

9 July, 04:51 PM
The aftermath of a Russian missile attack on Kharkiv (Photo:Kharkiv Regional Prosecutor's Office)

The aftermath of a Russian missile attack on Kharkiv (Photo:Kharkiv Regional Prosecutor's Office)

Six people, including a 12-year-old girl, have been injured as a result of a Russian missile strike on the city of Kharkiv on July 9, Ukraine's Prosecutor General's Office reported via the Telegram messenger.

"According to the investigation, the Russian military targeted the central part of Kharkiv at around 10 a.m. on July 9," the report says.

"According to preliminary data, the strike was carried out by Iskander ballistic missiles. One of them hit a two-story building, which led to its destruction. Neighboring houses were also damaged."

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The Prosecutor's Office said that it had initiated a pretrial investigation in criminal proceedings under Part 2 of Art. 438 of the Criminal Code of Ukraine (violation of the laws and customs of war) under the procedural leadership of Kharkiv's Slobidske district prosecutor's office.

Primary investigative actions are underway and the data is being verified, it said.

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