Russian Missile Hits Apartment Building In Ukraine’s Kharkiv, 1 Killed
KYIV: A missile hit an apartment building on Sunday in the Ukrainian city of Kharkiv, killing one person, injuring at least three and causing widespread damage, regional governor Oleh Synehubov said.
“Three people were slightly injured. Unfortunately, an elderly woman was killed,” Synehubov wrote on Telegram. “Her husband was nearby when the strike occurred and by a miracle suffered no serious injuries.”
Images from the media houses showed fire engulfing part of a residential building in the country’s second most-populous city. Synehubov said the strike took place in the city’s central Kyiv district.
“The fourth floor has been destroyed. This is an old building,” he was quoted as saying. “We understand that the second and third floors were heavily damaged. The entire section of the building is no longer fit for habitation.”
Rescue teams have been engaged to search for the body of the elderly lady who might be under the rubble.
Early in the war, which is now entering its eleventh month, a Russian missiles struck an apartment building in Kyiv, killing two and injuring others, with dramatic footage capturing the moment the missile hit five floors of the high-rise.