Russians hit Kharkiv Oblast with S-300 missile, people injured, administrative building hit

23 February, 02:45 PM
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The Russian military has attacked the Kupyansk region of Kharkiv Oblast with a missile, hitting an administrative building, the head of Kharkiv Oblast Military Administration (OVA) Oleh Synehubov reported on Telegram on Feb. 23.

“Preliminarily, (it was) with a S-300 missile,” he wrote. “There is a hit on an administrative building. A civilian who was near the building was injured.”

According to Synehubov, at least two people are currently under the rubble of the administration building. All rescue services are working on site. Reports about the incident are being verified.

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Earlier, Russian troops attacked Kupyansk on Feb. 23, two civilian women were injured as a result of the attack.

Russia has been using missiles from the S-300 system, which is an air defense system, to attack ground targets, as its missile can be adapted for this role.

This transforms them essentially into ballistic missiles, and reduces their accuracy.

The has been speculation that Russia is using more S-300 system missiles to launch attacks on ground targets because it is running low on more suitable weapons.

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