The Russian army committed another terror against the civilian population: a rocket that hit a residential building in Kharkiv killed seven people. This is how the regional prosecutor’s office assessed the actions of the enemy the day before
Under the procedural leadership of the Saltiv District Prosecutor’s Office of Kharkov, a pre-trial investigation was started on the fact of violation of the laws and customs of war, combined with intentional murder (Part 2 of Article 438 of the Criminal Code of Ukraine).
According to the investigation, on August 17, around 9:15 p.m., the military of the aggressor country once again shelled a residential quarter in the Saltiv district. Previously, the occupiers hit Kharkiv with an Iskander 9M727 cruise missile.
The rocket hit the house. The fire covered 3 entrances of the three-story building. 7 residents died. Another 20 people were injured, including a 12-year-old girl.
The blast wave damaged nearby houses and a number of cars.
There were no military formations or military equipment nearby.
Currently, the analysis of rubble is ongoing, the information is being updated.