Since the beginning of the full-scale invasion of the Russian Federation, Kharkiv and the region have often become the target of shelling by the occupiers. So, on the night of April 11, the region was shelled by Russia 66 times.
UNIAN tells what is happening in Kharkiv and the region on Tuesday, April 12.
06:52 The General Staff of the Armed Forces of Ukraine reports that Russian troops continue to partially block Kharkiv.
“In the area of the city of Izyum, the enemy is conducting combat operations with the forces of individual units from the 1st Tank and 20th Combined Arms Armies. It is conducting aerial reconnaissance in order to identify the positions of units of our troops and determine the routes of their advancement,” the message says.
03:09 Air raid alert!
02:43 An air raid alert has been declared in Kharkiv and the region. Earlier in the regional center, sounds similar to explosions were heard. Local Telegram channels wrote about the work of air defense. In addition, there was a thunderstorm in the city at night.
00:00 Russia, due to its impotence, continues to “fight” with the civilian population, however, the Armed Forces of Ukraine firmly hold the defense positions of the Kharkiv region, said Oleg Sinegubov, chairman of the Regional State Administration. During the day, the invaders shelled Kharkiv, in particular, in the area of Kholodnaya Gora. They shelled Saltovka and hit the 16th floor.
As a result of daytime attacks in the city and the region, 8 people were killed, including a child 13 years old. The wounded – were 19, among them two children aged 4 and 9.
Citizens are once again urged to be extremely careful, not to approach dangerous objects, and, upon detection, immediately call 101.
The Izyum direction remains difficult in the region. The invaders are trying to hold the previously captured lines.
The region is working on the delivery of humanitarian aid, the restoration of roads, and the launch of economic processes.
As reported, the Russian Federation launched a full-scale invasion of Ukraine on the morning of 24 February. The occupiers attack infrastructure facilities and residential buildings, civilians become victims.
Russia is attacking a number of Ukrainian cities from the air, in particular, Kyiv, Kharkiv, Mariupol, and Mykolaiv.
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