The relevant statement was made by Kharkiv Regional Military Administration Head Oleh Syniehubov on Telegram, an Ukrinform correspondent reports.
“During the night, Russians launched massive rocket attacks on Kharkiv. Russian terrorists again targeted peaceful ‘sleeper’ neighborhoods with civilians,” Syniehubov wrote.
Around 09:30 p.m., a Russian missile, presumably launched from the Iskander system, hit a 3-storey house in Saltivskyi District. The house was destroyed nearly completely, and a huge fire broke out. According to the latest data, seven civilians died under the rubble and 17 were injured, including an 11-year-old child.
Around 04:30 a.m., Russian troops fired eight more missiles from Belgorod at Kharkiv Region. Enemy projectiles hit Kharkiv’s Kholodnohirskyi District and Saltivskyi District, causing damage to buildings and infrastructure facilities, and resulting in fires.