Sixteen wounded in Russian strike on Kurakhove

Sixteen wounded in Russian strike on Kurakhove

Russian forces have struck the city of Kurakhove in Ukraine's eastern Donetsk region, wounding 16 people, two of them in a serious condition.

Vadym Filashkin, head of the region's military administration, said this in a Telegram post, Ukrinform reports.

"As of 16:00, 16 people were reported wounded. Two of whom are in a serious condition," the post said.

According to Filashkin, Kurakhove came under fire at noon — Russian troops targeted the city center. At least 15 apartment buildings were damaged.

"According to preliminary information, the Russians used a glide bomb. Representatives of the local authorities, the police and rescuers are working at the scene of the crime," he said.

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