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Russian forces shelled Borova in Kharkiv region: 12-year-old child killed

Russian forces shelled Borova in Kharkiv region: 12-year-old child killed Russian forces shelled Borova in the Kharkiv region, resulting in the death of a child (photo: Vitalii Nosach, RBC-Ukraine)

Russian troops shelled Borova in Kharkiv region this evening, March 27. As a result of the strike, a 12-year-old child was killed, according to the Office of the Prosecutor General.

"Under the procedural guidance of the Izium District Prosecutor's Office of Kharkiv Region, a pre-trial investigation has been initiated into the fact of violations of the laws and customs of war, combined with intentional homicide (Part 2 of Article 438 of the Criminal Code of Ukraine)," the Prosecutor General's Office said.

According to the investigation, on March 27, around 21:20, Russian military personnel shelled the village of Borova in the Izium district. A 12-year-old boy was killed. Residential buildings and a kindergarten were also damaged in the settlement. The exact type of weapons used in the attack is being determined.

The pre-trial investigation is being conducted by Department No. 1 of the Criminal Investigation Department of the Izium Regional Police Department of the National Police in the Kharkiv Region.

Russian strikes on Kharkiv and the region on March 27

Today, March 27, explosions were heard in Kharkiv during the day. The head of the Kharkiv Regional State Administration, Oleh Syniehubov, and the mayor of the city, Ihor Terekhov, announced a strike on a residential area.

According to the head of the regional state administration, there is partial destruction of two five-story buildings, a medical facility, an administrative building, and a public area. In total, 14 multi-story buildings and an educational institution were damaged as a result of the shelling.

A 59-year-old man was killed as a result of the shelling. Thirteen people were also hospitalized, including four children, with the youngest being only 3 months old.

According to Syniehubov, terrorists attacked the city with a guided UMPB D-30 projectile, which can be launched from both an aircraft and an MLRS Smerch.