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Russian troops carried out an airstrike on the city of Kharkiv on May 15, Kharkiv Oblast Governor Oleh Syniehubov reported.

As Russian forces launched new offensive operations in the north of Kharkiv Oblast on May 10, both Kharkiv and a number of border settlements have come under heavy strikes.

An explosion was heard in the city at around 8 p.m. local time.

Syniehubov later reported that a five-story residential building in the Shevchenkyvskyi district was hit.

At least two men, aged 20 and 40, were injured and hospitalized.

The information on damage and casualties is still being determined as of 9 p.m. local time.

The day before, Russian forces struck Kharkiv with the UMPB D-30 type of bombs, injuring 21 people, including three children.

48 hours in Kharkiv, Ukraine’s most-bombed major city
The first signs that something ominous is happening in Kharkiv come as soon as the train from Kyiv reaches the suburbs of the city – as two pillars of smoke appear in the distance, every single phone in the carriage erupts with a piercing electronic squawking. “I guess we’ve arrived,
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