OLHA HLUSHCHENKO, IRYNA BALACHUK – FRIDAY AUGUST 12, 2022, 04:05
Russian forces carried out another attack on the city of Kharkiv on the night of August 11-12.
Source: Ihor Terekhov, mayor of Kharkiv, on Telegram; Oleh Syniehubov, head of the military administration of Kharkiv Oblast, on Telegram
Quotation: “Rocket attack on Kharkiv [occurred] at 02:51.”
Details: Terekhov said initial reports indicate there were a total of five explosions.
Slobidskyi, Kyivskyi and Novobavarskyi districts of Kharkiv were affected.
Oleh Syniehubov said the Russians launched rockets into Kharkiv from the city of Belgorod, Russia.
Around 03:00, Russian forces launched four rockets at once. Two rockets (first reports indicate that they could be S-300 missiles) hit an educational establishment in the Slobidskyi district, damaging a canteen and vegetable warehouses.
PHOTO FROM SYNiehUBOV’S TELEGRAM
Another rocket hit the road near an administrative building in the Novobavarskyi district. The shrapnel from this rocket damaged the facade of the building.
Another rocket hit the Kyivskyi district.
Initial reports indicate that there are no casualties.
In addition, Russian forces struck the village of Tsyrkuny and the area between Tsyrkuny and Cherkaski Tyshky (in Kharkiv district) on the night of August 11. The aftermath of the attack is under investigation.
During the day of August 11, the Russians fired on the Chuhuiv, Kharkiv, Izium and Lozova districts of Kharkiv Oblast, wounding two civilians in Tsyrkuny and one in the Derhachi hromada (merged territorial community). A tractor driver exploded in a mine in the Kupiansk district. A man was injured and a woman was killed in the Zolochiv hromada.
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