Injury toll in Russian attack on Kharkiv rises to 17

Injury toll in Russian attack on Kharkiv rises to 17

The number of people injured in a Russian attack on a residential building in Kharkiv on May 14 has increased to 17.

Kharkiv regional governor Oleh Syniehubov said this in a post on Telegram, Ukrinform reports.

"The number of those injured is 17. Among them is a 12-year-old boy and an 8-year-old girl. They are in a fair condition. [Those injured also include] 10 women and 5 men. The oldest man is 87 years old," the post reads.

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Syniehubov added that one civilian was in a serious condition, 11 people suffered moderate injuries and 5 were in a fair condition.

The Russians earlier launched several strikes on Kharkiv, including residential buildings in the center, likely using guided aerial bombs.

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