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One civilian killed and 13 injured in Russian strikes on Kharkiv Oblast over past 24 hours – photos

Thursday, 16 May 2024, 09:57
One civilian killed and 13 injured in Russian strikes on Kharkiv Oblast over past 24 hours – photos
The aftermath of one of the Russian strikes on Kharkiv Oblast on 15 May. Photo: Kharkiv Oblast Military Administration

One civilian has been killed and 13 more injured in Russian attacks on Kharkiv Oblast on 15 May.

Source: Oleh Syniehubov, Head of Kharkiv Oblast Military Administration, Kharkiv Oblast Prosecutor’s Office

Quote from the Kharkiv Oblast prosecutor's office: "According to the investigation, on 16 May, at approximately 00:20 (Kyiv time), the Russian Armed Forces launched missile attacks on the city of Chuhuiv. At least 10 residential buildings were damaged. Three women suffered an acute stress reaction. Early reports say the enemy attacked the city with two S-300 missiles from the territory of Belgorod Oblast of the Russian Federation."

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Kharkiv Oblast Prosecutor’s Office

Details: On 16 May, at 04:35, the Russians also launched an airstrike on the village of Bohuslavka in Borova hromada. Private households were damaged. An 84-year-old civilian woman suffered an acute stress reaction.  [A hromada is an administrative unit designating a village, several villages, or a town, and their adjacent territories – ed.]

Details: Syniehubov reported that a man, 50, had been killed in the town of Kupiansk in a munitions explosion. Two men, aged 20 and 40, have been injured in Kharkiv in a Russian strike. In addition, a five-storey building and eight cars have been damaged.

 
Kharkiv Oblast Prosecutor’s Office

In addition, a Russian strike left a woman aged 87 injured in the village of Hrafske in the Chuhuiv district. A 70-year-old man and 72-year-old woman have been injured in the town of Vovchansk in a Russian attack.

A woman, 55, has been injured in the village of Kolisnykivka, Kupiansk district, due to a Russian attack. A Russian Lancet UAV hit a tractor in Derhachi hromada, injuring a 25-year-old tractor driver.

 
Photo: Kharkiv Oblast Prosecutor’s Office

The Russians also damaged a student accommodation building, a general practice outpatient clinic and a house in Mala Danylivka hromada in the Kharkiv district. Four employees of the medical institution have been injured.

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