The adversary fired at settlements in Kharkiv, Bohodukhiv, Chuhuiv, Kupiansk and Izium districts of Kharkiv Oblast.

On September 3, the Russian army shelled Kupyansk. As a result, a 59-year-old man was wounded. He was hospitalized. A shopping center was also destroyed in the city. The head of the Kharkiv regional military administration, Oleh Syniehubov, reported this.

Civilian injured in Kupyansk due to Russian shelling / Photo:

In addition, at night, around 02:00, Russian troops fired on the village of Shyikivka in Izium district. The adversary damaged the building of the canteen. There were no casualties as a result of the shelling. In the village of Cherneshchyna, on September 3, the Russian army destroyed two private houses with a guided aerial bomb.

Udy, Vovchansk, Hatyshche, Budarky, Vilkhuvatka and other settlements were also under Russian fire. Civilian infrastructure was damaged, and forest fires broke out due to the shelling.

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Russians continued limited offensive operations at Kupyansk axis without confirmed advances — ISW. Russia’s primary effort is to capture the remainder of Luhansk Oblast and push westward into eastern Kharkiv Oblast and northern Donetsk Oblast.

Russian convicts mobilized units to make daily attempts to capture Kupyansk — Colonel-General Syrskyi. Commander of the Ground Forces Oleksandr Syrskyi spoke about some solutions to strengthen the city’s defense.

Constant missile attacks and empty streets: how Kupyansk lives on the front line. This city in Kharkiv Oblast is 10-15 km/ 6–9 miles from the front line and 40 km/ 25 miles from the border with Russia. The city was severely damaged at the beginning of the full-scale invasion and during the battle for its liberation in September 2022. Today, it is constantly under fire from Russian MLRS and S-300 systems.