A view reveals a postal warehouse of Nova Post business struck by Russian rockets, in the middle of Russia’s attack on Ukraine, in the town of Korotych, beyond Kharkiv, UkraineOct 22, 2023.
A rocket strike on a mail depot in the eastern Ukrainian city of Kharkiv eliminated 6 individuals, Ukrainian authorities stated Sunday.
An additional 16 individuals were hurt in the blast late Saturday, which is thought to have actually been brought on by a Russian S-300 rocket, Kharkiv guv Oleh Syniehubov stated on social networks.
All of the victims were staff members of personal Ukrainian postal and carrier service Nova Poshta.
In a declaration, the business stated that the air raid siren had actually sounded simply minutes before the attack, leaving those inside the depot without any time to reach shelter. It revealed that Sunday would be a day of grieving for the company.
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Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelenskyy explained the strike as an attack on an “ordinary civilian object.”
“We need to respond to Russian terror every day with results on the front line. And, even more so, we need to strengthen global unity in order to fight against this terror,” he composed on social networks. “Russia will not be able to achieve anything through terror and murder. The end result for all terrorists is the same: the need to face responsibility for what they have done.”
Elsewhere in the Kharkiv area, 3 individuals were hurt in Russian shelling on the city of Kupiansk, Syniehubov stated.
The Ukrainian- held front-line city has actually been at the heart of intense battling as both Moscow and Kyiv push for battleground developments in the middle of the looming beginning of wintry conditions.
Officials in southern Ukraine stated Sunday that the Russian armed force had actually utilized a record variety of aerial bombs over the nation’s Kherson area in the past 24 hours.
Natalia Humeniuk, a representative for the Ukrainian armed force’s Operational Command South, stated that 36 rockets had actually been taped over the location, with some towns being struck by numerous strikes.