At least seven injured by rocket hit in Kharkov

Archive – Destroyed road in Kharkov, Ukraine – DANIEL CARDE / ZUMA PRESS / CONTACTOPHOTO

At least four people have been injured after a rocket hit, including a minor, Kharkov province military chief Oleg Sinegubov has learned.

«Three civilians, one of them a minor, have been admitted to medical facilities. The medics have treated four more people at the site of the incident itself,» Sinegubov explained via Telegram, Ukrinform Ukrainian news agency reported.

The projectile hit a residential area of the city, the most important in the northeast of the country and located near the Donbas, an area with a Russian military presence.

On Friday Russian forces already shelled farmland, a poultry farm, a landfill and open areas in Kharkov province. A 64-year-old woman had to be hospitalized for shrapnel after a hit in Tsirkunivsk.

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