Air strike on Kharkiv: number of casualties rises to 12

Air strike on Kharkiv: number of casualties rises to 12

The number of victims of a Russian air strike on Kharkiv has increased to 12, including a teenager.

This was reported by the Kharkiv Regional Prosecutor's Office in Telegram, Ukrinform reports.

"The number of victims has increased to 12 people. A 16-year-old boy was taken to hospital with an injury," the post reads.

Read also: Russia steps up attacks in Kharkiv region

As reported, on 22 May, at around 13:45, Russian troops struck Kharkiv. A private enterprise was destroyed, a cafe, a car wash, shops and apartment buildings were damaged.

As of 5pm, 10 people were reported injured, four of whom were hospitalised. The trolleybus driver is in serious condition.

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