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Shelling of Kharkiv: 3 killed and 5 injured reported

Shelling of Kharkiv: 3 killed and 5 injured reported Illustrative photo (Getty Images)
Author: Maria Kholina

The shelling of Kharkiv on March 20 has resulted in three fatalities and five injuries. The Russian troops targeted a printing shop, according to the head of the Investigative Department of the National Police in the Kharkiv region, Serhii Bolvinov.

"Three dead and five wounded, a massive fire - the Russians have once again struck Kharkiv," he said.

Among the wounded are employees of the enterprise, two of whom are in critical condition.

"The rescue operation and firefighting are ongoing. Unfortunately, the number of casualties and injuries may rise. Stay in shelters, as there is a threat of further shelling," added Bolvinov.

Shelling of Kharkiv

Around 1:00 PM on March 20, the Russian occupiers shelled the city of Kharkiv. The eight-story building and the production workshop in the Kholodnohirskyi district came under the attack.

"The fire covered over 1,000 square meters. A regular printing press, a workshop for furniture production, and paint products," added the head of the investigative department.

An explosion occurred in Kharkiv earlier on March 20. It was later revealed that the occupiers once again targeted one of the districts of Kharkiv. People may be trapped under the rubble. It later became known about the Kholodnohirskyi district being hit, with reports of casualties and intense fire.