Kharkiv Mayor Ihor Terekhov said this in a Telegram post, Ukrinform reports.
"Shelling of the Kyivsky district. One of the city's enterprises is under attack. A fire broke out. The information about casualties is being clarified," the report said.
Locals heard the first sounds of explosions almost simultaneously with the announcement of an air raid alert at around 13:23.
Early on August 30, Russian forces shelled Kharkiv using Pion guns. Four people were killed on the spot and one more later died in hospital. Fourteen civilians were also injured, and eight of them were hospitalized.
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