VALENTYNA ROMANENKO – MONDAY, 26 SEPTEMBER 2022, 17:15
Seven people were killed in a Russian missile attack on the town of Pervomaiskyi in Kharkiv Oblast on the afternoon of 26 September.
Source: press service of the Chief Directorate of the State Emergency Service of Kharkiv Oblast
Quote: "As a result of a missile attack on the residential area of Pervomaiskyi at about 13:30, 7 people were killed. Among them, there was a 15-year old child.
Private houses were damaged, and fire started in a summer kitchen over a total area of 20 square metres, and in a car.
Rescuers from the 45th State Fire and Rescue Unit localised the fire at 14:45. Search and rescue operations continue".
Details: On 26 September, the Pervomaiskyi and Kupiansk hromadas (administrative units designating a town, village or several villages and their adjacent territories) were attacked by Russians again.
Russian occupiers launched attacks on 2 settlements in the Pervomaiskyi and Kupiansk hromadas, using multiple-launch rocket systems, as well as cruise missiles and heavy artillery.
In Kupiansk, the projectiles caused a fire in buildings of a church school and a store covering a total area of 500 square metres, after the projectiles had hit them.
One person was injured.