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Russians drop a bomb on Kupiansk, killing three people

Russians drop a bomb on Kupiansk, killing three people Illustrative photo (Getty Images)
Author: Maria Kholina

Russian forces carried out a precision airstrike on Kupiansk, Kharkiv region, this afternoon, September 19, resulting in the tragic deaths of three local residents, according to Oleh Syniehubov, the head of the Kharkiv Regional Military Administration.

"Russian occupants committed another war crime against the civilian population of the Kharkiv region. Today, the enemy struck the city of Kupiansk with a guided aerial bomb," wrote Syniehubov.

Three civilians were killed as a result of the attack. Emergency services are currently on the scene, further details are being gathered.

Shelling of the Kharkiv region

Following the de-occupation of nearly the entire Kharkiv region, Russians have been regularly shelling populated areas in the region. Border towns and those near the frontline, including Kharkiv itself, have been constantly subjected to enemy attacks.

On September 16, Russian aggressors targeted Kharkiv, striking an industrial zone. Later, the police reported that the Russian forces attacked the city with Iskander-K missiles. The shelling caused damage to civilian businesses and private residential houses, resulting in fires.

On the same night, the occupiers once again launched an attack on Kharkiv using S-300 surface-to-air missiles, hitting a civilian industrial building.

On August 14, Russian forces shelled Kozacha Lopan in the Kharkiv region from a tank. As a result of this attack, one man lost his life, and three others were wounded.