UKRAINE, KHARKIV OBLAST, June 5 — Russian attacks injured four people in the Kharkiv region over the past day, reported Kharkiv Oblast Governor Ohel Syniehubov.

Towns and villages of the Kharkiv Oblast, especially border settlements, came under massive Russian artillery shelling and airstrikes since Russia launched a new ground offensive north and northeast of the region in the Vovchansk and Lyptsi directions on May 10.

Syniehubov said that a mine explosion injured one woman in the village of Kamianka in the Izium district. Russian shelling caused a car to catch fire, injuring a man and a munition dropped from an FPV drone injured a woman. 

Also, the Russian army injured a man in the village of Vovchanski Khutory, Chuhuiv district.

Russian shelling also damaged houses and cars, Syniehubov said. In particular, they damaged three houses and a car in Kozacha Lopan. In the village of Yurchenkove in the Vovchansk community, the Russian attack caused a house, an outbuilding, and a garage to catch fire. They destroyed a house and an outbuilding there with a direct hit, the governor said.

In the village of Kucherivka, Kupiansk district, the Russian shelling caused a food processing facility and outbuildings of a pig farm to catch fire. In  Zarichne, Staryi Saltiv community, the Russians hit the territory of a recreation center, causing three one-story wooden houses, a two-story building, and a dining room to catch fire. The Russian military also shelled a recreation center in Staryi Saltiv.

Evacuation is currently underway in the region. According to Oleh Syniehubov, police, volunteers, and rescuers evacuated about 11,629 people from the border communities of Kharkiv Oblast. 

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  • Russian shelling injured three people in the Kharkiv region, reported Kharkiv Oblast Governor Ohel Syniehubov.