Occupiers use kamikaze drones to attack Kharkiv


Russia has used kamikaze drones to launch strikes on industrial facilities in the city of Kharkiv on the night of 5-6 October. Three people have been hospitalised in Kharkiv Oblast in total; there were no fatalities reported.

Source: Oleh Syniehubov, Head of Kharkiv Oblast Military Administration, on Telegram; press service of the Prosecutor’s Office in Kharkiv Oblast

Quote from Syniehubov: "At night, occupiers launched several strikes on industrial facilities in Osnovianskyi district in Kharkiv. Reportedly, Russians used kamikaze drones."

Details: According to Syniehubov, there are no injured people. The Prosecutor’s Office in Kharkiv Oblast reported that shells had hit the premises of the facility in Osnovianskyi district approximately at 02:30 and 04:40. There was a fire that covered an area of 500 square metres; a one-storey office building and a roof of a four-storey non-residential building were damaged.

Syniehubov added that Russians also had attacked Kupiansk and Vovchansk districts in Kharkiv Oblast, as well as the settlements of Bohodukhiv and Kharkiv districts: Udy, Veterynarne, Strilecha, Krasne, etc. As a result of the attack on Kupiansk district, three men have been hospitalised. 




Previously: Ihor Terekhov, Mayor of Kharkiv, said that Russian forces had shelled an infrastructure facility in Osnovianskyi district in Kharkiv on the night of 5-6 October.


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