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Russian shelling of Kharkiv: Death toll rises to 10

Russian shelling of Kharkiv: Death toll rises to 10 The number of victims in Kharkiv increased due to shelling on January 23 (
Author: Liliana Oleniak

The number of victims of the Russian shelling of Kharkiv on January 23 has increased. 10 people were killed, according to the Kharkiv Regional Prosecutor's Office and Mayor Igor Terekhov.

Initially, law enforcement officials reported that rescuers had found and were unblocking the body of a person from the rubble of a five-story building in the Kyivskyi district of Kharkiv. The victim's gender and other details were unknown.

According to Terekhov, two bodies were found under the rubble - a man and a woman who lived on the first floor of the destroyed entrance. Rescuers are now trying to get them out. Later, the Prosecutor's Office confirmed this.

This brings the death toll to 10. The search and rescue operation continues in Kharkiv.

Russian shelling of Kharkiv

Yesterday morning, during a massive missile attack, the Russians launched two strikes on Kharkiv. The enemy used S-300, Kh-22 (Kh-32), and Iskander anti-aircraft missiles. A high-rise building in the Saltivskyi district was damaged the most.

For the third time, the Russian troops shelled Kharkiv yesterday after 10 p.m. The city center was hit, in particular. The Russians hit residential buildings and a building of a scientific institution.

Today, the Ministry of Energy reported that dozens of private homes in Kharkiv were left without gas as a result of the occupiers' shelling.

The police called yesterday one of the most difficult days for Kharkiv since the beginning of Russia's full-scale war.

Read RBC-Ukraine's report to find out about the consequences of the latest Russian shelling.