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Occupants strike at the center of Kharkiv: there are wounded

Kharkiv is under attack by Russian occupiers again. Source: Newsroom.

On the afternoon of May 5, after the air raid alert was announced, explosions were heard in Kharkiv. Local residents were urged not to ignore the danger and to stay in safe places.

The explosions occurred in the regional center around 14.15. Mayor Ihor Terekhov reported the enemy shelling on Telegram.

The head of the regional military administration, Oleh Syniehubov, urged residents of Kharkiv and Kharkiv district not to ignore the danger. According to him, the occupiers continue to carry out air strikes.

"The occupiers are striking. Kharkiv and Kharkiv district: stay in shelters!" the head of the regional military administration wrote.

The Air Force Command warned about the activity of enemy tactical aviation in the northeast and the threat of using air strikes at 14:09. A few minutes later, powerful explosions were heard in Kharkiv.

According to monitoring channels, Putin's terrorists attacked the regional center with guided aerial bombs.

Later, the mayor clarified that Russian terrorists struck the central part of the city. The Russians once again attacked a residential area.

Terekhov said that according to preliminary information, two people were wounded. More information on the consequences of the shelling will be available later. In his turn, the head of the JFO said that the enemy attacked Shevchenkivskyi district.

"Occupants attacked Shevchenkivskyi district of Kharkiv. According to preliminary information, there are casualties and damage to civilian infrastructure. Specialized services continue to inspect the area," said Sinegubov.

As reported by OBOZ.UA, on the night of May 5, the Russian occupation forces attacked Ukraine with Shahed-type kamikaze drones. Some of the drones were sent to Kharkiv, and the city was hit by a private sector.

Earlier it was reported that the Russian occupation forces launched more than a dozen Shahed kamikaze drones towards the Dnipro region on the night of Orthodox Easter, May 5. Air defense forces shot down 12 targets, but there was damage to infrastructure in the regional center.

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