Russians fired at evacuation buses in Kharkiv region: 7 civilians killed, 27 wounded

Russians fired at evacuation buses in Kharkiv region: 7 civilians killed, 27 wounded

On April 14, Russian forces fired at evacuation buses in Kharkiv region, killing 7 people and injuring 27.

The press service of the Kharkiv regional prosecutor's office reported this on Telegram on April 15, according to Ukrinform.

"On April 14, 2022, Russian servicepersons fired at evacuation buses with civilians in the village of Borova, Izium district. According to preliminary data, seven people died. Another 27 people were injured,” the report says.

According to the regional prosecutor's office, local residents said that the bus drivers, seeing the Russian troops, stopped on the sidewalk and got out of the vehicles with their hands up, but the occupiers opened fire at people.

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On February 24, Russian President Vladimir Putin announced the beginning of a full-scale invasion of Ukraine. Russian troops have been shelling and destroying key infrastructure facilities, conducting massive shelling of residential areas of Ukrainian cities and villages using artillery, multiple rocket launchers and ballistic missiles.


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