The most massive Russian shelling of Kharkiv in recent times took place on August 16

The Head of Kharkiv Regional Military Administration said, that Russian troops shelled 5 districts of Kharkiv (east of Ukraine) from multiple launch rocket systems at night on August 16, 2022. That was the most massive shelling of Kharkiv in recent times.

Source: Head of Kharkiv Regional Military Administration Oleg Synegubov

“At around 10:30 p.m. on August 15, the enemy shelled the Kyiv district of Kharkiv with rocket launchers. Private houses and road surfaces were damaged. Around 2:30 a.m. on August 16, 7 rocket launches from Russian Belgorod in the direction of Kharkiv were recorded. There were strikes in five districts of Kharkiv.”

Some of the rockets hit open areas. The facades of the buildings were damaged by shrapnel and the blast wave, the road surface was partially destroyed. Law enforcement officers are still working at the sites of the shootings and recording the crimes of the occupiers.

According to the Center for Emergency Medical Assistance, 9 people in Kharkiv were injured during the day as a result of enemy shelling, and a 75-year-old woman died from her injuries.

Fighting continues on the front lines. The enemy is shelling our positions with barrel and rocket artillery. Our defenders respond with fire and cause the enemy losses in manpower and equipment.

See also: The Russian army hit more than 22,000 civilian objects in Ukraine since February 24



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