Body of dead child's grandmother found under rubble: number of victims of Russian attack on Kharkiv increases
The number of casualties and injuries from Russia's morning strikes on Kharkiv has increased. As of 12:20 a.m. on Friday, October 6, two victims of the shelling were reported - a child and an elderly woman.
Kharkiv Mayor Ihor Terekhov reported on Telegram that another body had been found under the rubble of the building. According to him, the second victim of the Russian Armed Forces' crime is a woman born in 1955.
According to the Ministry of Internal Affairs, there are at least 28 wounded, 12 of them are hospitalized. As of 12:30, rescue and search operations continued.
The Minister of Internal Affairs of Ukraine Ihor Klymenko clarified that the grandmother of the killed 10-year-old boy and the wounded 11-month-old child died.
As OBOZREVATEL previously reported:
- The explosions in Kharkiv occurred early in the morning on Friday, October 6. Kyivskyi and Osnovianskyi districts were affected. The Air Force of the Ukrainian Armed Forces said that the alarm was raised after the attack because the enemy used missiles with ballistic trajectories, which are very difficult to detect. Preliminarily, it could have been Iskanders.
- The shelling killed a 10-year-old boy whose body was found under the rubble of a residential building. The child was sleeping at the time of the attack.
- Journalists of the Portuguese TV channel RTP came under Russian fire in Kharkiv. The car of the media workers was damaged by shrapnel.