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Kharkiv shelling: 17 injured reported, including children

Kharkiv shelling: 17 injured reported, including children Archive photo: 17 people were injured in the shelling of Kharkiv (Getty Images)

Today's Russian strike on the center of Kharkiv injured 17 people. Among them are 3 children, according to the head of the Kharkiv Regional Military Administration, Oleh Syniehubov, and Interior Minister Ihor Klymenko.

"According to updated data, the number of victims has increased to 15," the official said.

According to him, among the injured were a 28-year-old in serious condition and a 78-year-old woman in moderate condition, they were hospitalized.

"There are 5 people with a sharp stress reaction. Among them are two children aged 8 and 12," the head of the region added.

One child was also hospitalized with minor injuries. Syniehubov said that the information would be updated.

Ministry of Internal Affairs data

Klymenko said that 16 people were injured, including 3 children.

Kharkiv shelling: 17 injured reported, including children

Photo: Consequences of the strikes on Kharkiv (

According to Syniehubov, the number of victims has already reached 17.

"Among them are a 12-year-old boy and an 8-year-old girl. They are in average condition. 10 women and 5 men. The oldest man is 87 years old," he wrote.

At the same time, 1 civilian man is in serious condition, 11 people have moderate injuries, and 5 are in light condition.

Shelling of Kharkiv

This afternoon, Russian troops attacked Kharkiv. The mayor of the city, Ihor Terekhov, reported that a high-rise building in the city center was hit.

Early in the morning, the Russian army already shelled Kharkiv with two guided aerial bombs.