The Russian occupiers intensified their attacks on Kharkiv region at night. On Wednesday morning, more than 5 rockets were fired from Belgorod, one of them landed in the city.
This was announced by the head of Kharkiv OVA Oleg Sinegubov in Telegram.
Bombardment of Kharkiv with rocket launchers: the mayor named the affected district and new detailsOn the evening of August 16, the Russian occupiers struck the Saltiv district of Kharkiv, a fire broke out.
August 16, 2022, 6:36 p.m
“The Russian occupiers intensively fired artillery and missile strikes on the city and region throughout the day. The occupiers shelled the Saltiv district of Kharkiv several times with MLRS. Residential high-rise buildings, critical transport infrastructure were damaged. Fortunately, there were no casualties.”– he emphasized.
As the head of the OVA reported, during the day the occupiers shelled Kharkiv, Izyum, Chuguyiv, and Bogoduhiv districts.
At night, the Russians intensified their attacks. Thus, according to him, after 21 hours, as a result of shelling, garages and farm equipment were burning in Chuguyiv district. After 11 p.m., a garage and cars were on fire in Zolochivska hromada, Bogoduhiv district, as a result of shelling.
“At around 5 am today, the Defense Headquarters recorded the launch of more than 5 rockets from Belgorod. One of the missiles hit within the Slobid district of Kharkiv”– Sinegubov said.
According to him, rocket strikes damaged residential buildings, several fires broke out in the Zolochiv community. Earlier in the day in Zolochiv, the occupiers shelled the territory of the lyceum, damaged the football field, destroyed one residential building, and damaged two.
In the Izyum district, critical infrastructure was damaged by shelling, grass was on fire.
According to the emergency medical aid center, a 22-year-old man was hospitalized in Zolochiv with explosive injuries, his condition is average.
We will remind, on Tuesday night, the Russian Federation fired missiles at 5 out of 9 districts of Kharkiv.
In addition, the day before, the occupiers again shelled the Saltiv district with anti-aircraft guns.