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Casualties reported as Shahed drones attack Kharkiv

The Russians hit civilian infrastructure, and the victims were employees of the State Emergency Service. 

Casualties reported as Shahed drones attack Kharkiv
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Four people were killed in a double attack by Russian attack drones in Kharkiv. Among them are three employees of the State Emergency Service who were eliminating the consequences of the first hit by the Shaheds on civilian buildings. 

As reported, 12 victims received medical assistance. Specialised equipment was also damaged.

The hits were recorded in Nova Bavariya, Sloboda, and Saltiv districts of the city. Of the 12 wounded, three are in serious condition and five are in moderate condition.

An apartment building in Nova Bavariya district was damaged. It was there that the Russians struck again, killing three rescuers and injuring six people.

In addition to this strike, another 14-storey building was partially destroyed by a Russian drone, with the balconies of the upper floors partially destroyed, glazing and structural elements damaged. A 69-year-old woman died.

According to the mayor of the city, Ihor Terekhov, one person was preliminarily reported dead in another place of hit in the private sector. 

In total, there is information about three hits on residential buildings. A fire broke out at one of the sites, and slabs of the building collapsed at another. Emergency and utility services are working there. Power cuts may appear in the city. 

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