Copyright © 2021 Euromaidanpress.com

The work of Euromaidan Press is supported by the International Renaissance Foundation

When referencing our materials, please include an active hyperlink to the Euromaidan Press material and a maximum 500-character extract of the story. To reprint anything longer, written permission must be acquired from [email protected].

Privacy and Cookie Policies.

Russian missile strikes Kharkiv printing house, killing 5 and injuring 7

10 people may be trapped under the rubble.
Russian missile strikes Kharkiv printing facility, killing 5 and trapping 10 under rubble
A Russian missile hit printing house in Kharkiv. Photo: State Emergency Service of Ukraine via Telegram
Russian missile strikes Kharkiv printing house, killing 5 and injuring 7

A Russian X-59 missile struck a printing house in Kharkiv, killing five and wounding seven, some critically.

Kharkiv, located just 30 kilometers from the Russian border, poses a challenge for Ukrainian air defense to intercept Russian missiles effectively.

“As many as 10 people may be trapped under the rubble,” Oleh Syniehubov, the head of the Kharkiv Regional Military Administration, wrote on Telegram.

https://twitter.com/i/status/1770466652699639889

The attack sparked a massive fire, engulfing an area of 10,000 square meters within the facility. Rescue teams continue to search for survivors under the debris while firefighters battle to extinguish the blaze.

“Around 1 PM, the enemy shelled the city, damaging an eight-story building and a production workshop in the Kholodnohirskyi district. It was an ordinary printing house with a furniture and paint production workshop,” Serhiy Bolvinov, the chief of Kharkiv regional police, wrote on Facebook.

Debris of the Russian missile which struck Kharkiv printing house. Photo: Dumka.media

According to local publication Dumka, the Russian missile struck the fifth floor of the printing house’s inner courtyard. The explosion destroyed the floor slabs between levels and part of the external wall. Near the epicenter of the blast, the fence was demolished, poles and large trees were broken, and two civilian vehicles parked in the internal parking lot were almost completely destroyed.

Read more:

You could close this page. Or you could join our community and help us produce more materials like this.  We keep our reporting open and accessible to everyone because we believe in the power of free information. This is why our small, cost-effective team depends on the support of readers like you to bring deliver timely news, quality analysis, and on-the-ground reports about Russia's war against Ukraine and Ukraine's struggle to build a democratic society. A little bit goes a long way: for as little as the cost of one cup of coffee a month, you can help build bridges between Ukraine and the rest of the world, plus become a co-creator and vote for topics we should cover next. Become a patron or see other ways to support. Become a Patron!

To suggest a correction or clarification, write to us here

You can also highlight the text and press Ctrl + Enter

Please leave your suggestions or corrections here


    Related Posts