Russians shelled Kharkiv Oblast, starting 6 fires and wounding 2 children

IRYNA BALACHUK - TUESDAY, 14 JUNE 2022, 08:29

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Last night, Russian shelling caused six fires in Kharkiv Region; two children were wounded.

Source: Main Directorate of the State Emergency Service in Kharkiv Oblast on Facebook

Quote: "Fires caused by enemy shelling occurred in the Chuhuiv (3), Kharkiv (2) and Bohodukhiv (1) districts of the Oblast. As a result of these fires homes, farm buildings, warehouses, trucks and coniferous litter have been damaged.

Fires in the residential area of the village of Malynivka, Chuhuiv district were among the largest fires caused by the shelling. A garage and a farm building on an area of ​​180 sq.m. caught fire. Two children, aged 11 and 17, were injured in the shelling."

Details: Children with shrapnel wounds were taken to Chuhuiv Central District Hospital.

 

 

Rescuers spent 1.5 hours putting out the fire.

At 11:51 pm, as a result of Russian shelling, a warehouse building and 10 trucks on the territory of an enterprise in a settlement in Kharkiv District caught fire. The flames covered an area of ​​about 2000 square metres. Emergency workers put out the fire by 3:19 a.m. There are no casualties.

Rescue operations were also carried out at two sites where damage had occurred in the Nemyshlanskyy and Kyiv suburbs of Kharkiv city.

State Emergency Service pyrotechnic engineers neutralised 27 Russian munitions during the past 24 hours.