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Governor: Death toll in May 25 attack on Kharkiv rises to 18

by Kateryna Hodunova May 27, 2024 3:56 PM 1 min read
The aftermath of a Russian attack against Kharkiv on May 25, 2024. (Governor Oleh Syniehubov/Telegram)
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The death toll in the May 25 attack against Kharkiv has risen to 18, local governor Oleh Syniehubov reported on May 27.

Russia hit a building materials supermarket, "Epicenter," in Kharkiv in the middle of the day on May 25.

Local authorities reported the following day that at least 16 people, including a 12-year-old girl and her mother, were killed, while other 44 people were injured.

Syniehubov said that the number of those who were killed had risen to 18 as of around 3:30 p.m. on May 27, while 48 people were confirmed injured.

Five people remain missing. The search operation continues.

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