7 killed, 34 injured in enemy shelling of Kharkiv

7 killed, 34 injured in enemy shelling of Kharkiv

Seven people were killed, 34 more were injured as a result of the enemy shelling of one of the residential areas of Kharkiv city.

"The occupiers fired on one of the residential areas of Kharkiv. Unfortunately, 34 people, including three children, were injured. Seven people, including a 7-month-old child, were killed," Head of the Kharkiv Regional Military Administration Oleh Synehubov posted on Telegram, Ukrinform reports.

Doctors provide emergency care to the injured.

Synehubov called on Kharkiv residents not to go outside unless it was absolutely necessary.

Earlier, Russian troops fired on the Holocaust memorial in the Drobytsky Yar near Kharkiv, damaging the Menorah. The Nazis shot about 20,000 people in the Drobytsky Yar during World War II. Nine cemeteries and the Memorial for the Victims of Totalitarianism were also damaged in the Russian shelling of Kharkiv.

On February 24, Russian president Vladimir Putin announced the beginning of a full-scale invasion of Ukraine. Russian troops shell and destroy key infrastructure facilities, massively fire on residential areas of Ukrainian cities, towns, and villages using artillery, MLRS, ballistic missiles, and aviation bombs.


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