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Missile strikes Kharkiv in overnight attack

by Nate Ostiller December 20, 2023 9:07 AM 1 min read
The Kharkiv city center on Feb. 21, 2022, three days before the beginning of Russia's full-scale invasion. (Sergey Bobok/AFP via Getty Images)
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A Russian missile hit a transport depot in Kharkiv overnight, Mayor Ihor Terekhov said on Dec. 20.

The location was "purely" a civilian target, he said, with no military infrastructure nearby.

Governor Oleh Syniehubov said that Russian forces used S-300 missiles and struck the Saltivka district of the city twice, causing damage. He did not say if there were casualties.

Russian forces attacked other locations in Kharkiv Oblast, including Kupiansk-Vuzlovyi, where a 55-year-old woman was injured.

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