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Attack on Kharkiv: number of injured rises to 30

Friday, 6 October 2023, 14:40
Attack on Kharkiv: number of injured rises to 30

Thirty people were injured in a Russian attack on the city of Kharkiv on 6 October. 

Source: Kharkiv Oblast Military Administration

Details: In addition to those 27 injured, a 10-year-old boy perished, as we reported earlier.


Emergency services continue to work at the scene of the attack.

Meanwhile, President Volodymyr Zelenskyy posted a video from the scene of the attack.

The authorities also reported about the Russian morning attack on Kupiansk. The Russians struck a high-rise building.

Early reports indicate that there were no casualties.

Updated:  A few hours later, the authorities updated the data, indicating that a total of 30 people were injured: 20 men and nine women aged between 18 and 85, and an 11-month-old boy, the brother of the deceased child and grandson of the deceased grandmother, was also injured.

The condition of most of the injured, including the child, is moderate.

The majority of people suffered from blast injuries, shrapnel wounds to their arms and legs, faces, and bruises.

Two of the affected people had an acute stress reaction.

Background: Russian forces hit the centre of the city of Kharkiv on the morning of 6 October.

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