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Russia destroys warehouses with humanitarian aid during morning attack on Kharkiv

Tuesday, 18 October 2022, 18:09
Russia destroys warehouses with humanitarian aid during morning attack on Kharkiv

UKRAINKA PRAVDATUESDAY, 18 OCTOBER 2022, 18:09

On the morning of 18 October, Russia launched six S-300 missiles in Kharkiv, as a result of which warehouses with humanitarian aid were destroyed.

Source: Suspilne news outlet, citing Serhii Tymoshko, Head of the Main Department of the National Police in Kharkiv Oblast; press service of the State Emergency Service of Ukraine 

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Quote: "There were no military facilities on this territory. Humanitarian aid warehouses are located there. This is all we need to know about the Russians, who did not hesitate to launch six S-300 missiles to hit humanitarian aid needed by civilians."

Details: There were six hit points, and two more missiles were shot down. After the attack, a fire broke out in the warehouses, eventually destroying them. Rescuers report that the fire was finally extinguished at 10:55.

 
 

Background: Around 08:00 on Tuesday [18 October], Ihor Terekhov, the Mayor of Kharkiv, announced that Russian soldiers had attacked an industrial company in the city. Missiles were launched from Belgorod (Russia). No casualties were reported.

According to the Kharkiv Oblast Prosecutor's Office, fragments of a downed missile fell on the asphalt road surface near the entrance to a high-rise building in the Slobidskyi district. In the Osnovianskyi district, warehouses with food products and private cars were hit.

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