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Russian attack on Kharkiv: Children's health center damaged

Russian attack on Kharkiv: Children's health center damaged Photo: a children's health center was damaged due to the Russian attack on Kharkiv (GettyImages)

Russian occupying forces shelled the city of Kharkiv on the evening of January 9. A children's health center in the city was damaged, according to the statement from the Head of Kharkiv Regional Military Administration, Oleh Syniehubov.

"As a result of Russian strikes, damage to the territory and premises of the children's health center in Kharkiv has been recorded. It is exclusively a civilian object!" - the statement reads.

The head of Kharkiv Regional Military Administration added that information about casualties has not been received at the moment, and there were no people inside the premises of the health center during the shelling.

Emergency services continue to survey the impact sites.

Shelling of Kharkiv on the evening of January 9

Russian Federation forces have launched attacks on Kharkiv. According to the Regional Military Administration, the occupiers reportedly struck from the territory of Belgorod using the S-300 anti-aircraft missile system.

Shelling of the Kharkiv region

Since the beginning of the full-scale invasion, Russians have regularly carried out attacks on Kharkiv and its surrounding areas. Specifically, on January 7, occupiers shelled several towns in the Kupiansk district. As a result of the attacks, there are casualties and injuries among the civilian population.

Additionally, on January 6, invaders attacked two cities in the Kharkiv region, resulting in injuries to two people.