Kyiv: Kharkiv is again the target of Russian shelling

Kharkov / Photo: EPA-EFE / SERGEY KOZLOV

The eastern Ukrainian city of Kharkiv was hit by several Russian missiles, authorities said overnight, and at least one person was injured.

"The occupiers hit Kharkiv six times," Oleg Sinegubov, head of the regional military administration, wrote in Telegram, pointing out that an injured person was treated on the spot.

The Kholodnohirsky and Shevchenkovskyi regions were hit, Sinegubov added, specifying that according to the initial information, it was S-300 missiles.

"Residential buildings were damaged," Sinegubov said.

Kharkiv's mayor, Igor Terekhov, counted "at least five hits", mentioning one wounded.

In addition, a coal mine located in Toretsk, north of the eastern city of Donetsk, was also attacked yesterday afternoon, the Ukrainian Ministry of Energy said.

One person working at the site was injured and taken to hospital, the ministry said, reporting "significant damage".

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