Russians hit 17 settlements in Kharkiv region in past day

Russians hit 17 settlements in Kharkiv region in past day

The Russian troops hit at least 17 border area settlements in Kharkiv, Kupyansk, and Chuhuiv districts of Kharkiv region over the past day.

In particular, Kupyansk, Lyptsi, Strilecha, Ohirtseve, Tabaivka, and other towns and villages of Kharkiv region came under Russian fire.

“A five-story apartment block and a private house were damaged in the shelling of Kupyansk. Outbuildings were also destroyed. The enemy used mortars and other weapons to fire on the village of Dvorichna in Kupyansk district. A residential building and outbuildings were damaged,” Oleh Syniehubov, Head of the Kharkiv Regional Military Administration, posted on Telegram.

No casualties were reported.

In addition, humanitarian demining is ongoing. Over the past day, 59 explosive objects were defused in the region.

"Fighting continues on the contact line. The enemy tried to go on the offensive in the area of Sinkivka village of Kupyansk district but was repelled and had no success," Syniehubov added.

According to the General Staff of the Armed Forces of Ukraine, the enemy focuses its main efforts on offensive operations in Kupyansk, Lyman, Bakhmut, Avdiivka, and Marinka directions. Defense forces repelled more than 60 enemy attacks over the past day.

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