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Russians launch missile strikes on Kharkiv

Russians launch missile strikes on Kharkiv Photo: collage by RBC-Ukraine

Russian invaders launch missile attacks on Kharkiv. Air alert is declared in the city and region.

The following sources were used in the preparation of this article: posts on Telegram by Oleh Syniehubov, head of the Kharkiv Regional Military Administration, Ihor Terekhov, mayor of Kharkiv, and the Air Force of the Ukrainian Armed Forces.

"For the attention of residents of Kharkiv and the region. The occupiers are striking, stay in shelters," Syniehubov informed.

At the same time, the Air Force of the Armed Forces of Ukraine reported a threat of ballistic weapons to the Kharkiv region.

In addition, Terekhov said that Kharkiv is under a missile attack.

"Kharkiv is under a missile attack. There have been several explosions in the city," he said.

Updated (22:37)

The head of the Military Administration said that the Russians had struck Kharkiv twice, first with S-300 missiles.

"There were also hits in the Vovchansk community. Specialized services continue to inspect the sites. At the moment, there are no casualties," he said.

In addition, he urged residents of the region to stay in shelters until the air raid alarm goes off.

Updated (23:09)

According to Terekhov, the drone hit near private houses. Preliminary reports indicate no damage or casualties.

"It landed near private houses in one of the city's districts. Preliminary reports indicate no damage or casualties. All relevant services are working at the scene," the mayor of Kharkiv said on his Telegram channel.

Night attack

The Ukrainian Air Force reported that the invaders launched 28 kamikaze drones at Ukraine overnight. Air defense forces shot down 21 of them.

In addition, the enemy launched three S-300 anti-aircraft guided missiles from the temporarily occupied areas of Donetsk region.

In Dnipro, an apartment building was attacked late in the evening. Rescuers rescued 6 people from the rubble, including two children. The State Emergency Service showed the aftermath of a Russian drone attack.