In Kharkiv, Ukraine’s second-largest city, a Russian missile struck a postal distribution center, killing six people – aged between 19 and 40 – and wounding 16 others. The workers did not have enough time to run for cover, because the sirens sounded one second before the impact. . In the past few hours, three more civilians were killed across the country: one man died in the bombing of Nikopol. In Kryvyi Rih, President Zelensky’s hometown, in central Ukraine, another man died while his wife was hospitalized in serious condition. A third civilian was killed near Kherson. Meanwhile, Russian forces launched a new offensive north of Avdiivka, the industrial city of Donetsk, despite the numerous losses they suffered in this area.
The number of infected people increases in Kharkiv
The number of people injured in the Russian missile attack on the Kharkiv region increased by two people, now reaching 16, according to the Ukrainian Ministry of Interior. Russian forces attacked the area with S-300 missiles.
Kharkiv, the victims were postal workers
The dead and wounded in Kharkiv are employees of the postal center. According to the police, the workers did not have enough time to run for cover, because the siren sounded a second before the collision. There have been no comments yet from Russia. Both sides deny targeting civilians in the war.
Zelensky: “An ordinary civilian building was hit”
“Russian missiles hit the postal center, which is an ordinary civilian building,” President Volodymyr Zelensky said on the messaging app Telegram. He published a video clip showing the building with its windows shattered and building materials scattered around it, with red trucks in front of it with the words “Nova Pushta” written in the Ukrainian language.
New attack north of Avdiivka
Russian forces launched a new offensive north of Avdiivka, making little progress, according to an analysis by the Institute for the Study of War. The Washington-based think tank cited geotagged footage of pro-Kremlin “military bloggers” on the ground. The institute said that the renewed attack comes “despite the heavy losses of material and personnel in the region.”
A Russian missile kills 6 people in Kharkiv
Oleh Sinyhopov, governor of the Kharkiv region, said that a Russian missile hit a mail distribution center in Kharkiv, the second largest city in Ukraine, killing six people and wounding 14 others. Sinyhopov added that many of the injured were in serious condition in hospital. “This is a purely civil building,” Sinhopov said. Pictures of the scene posted on the Telegram app showed a building with its windows shattered and building materials scattered.
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