UKRAINE, KHARKIV OBLAST, June 24 — In Kharkiv, the Russian shelling killed one person and injured 12 others over the past day. Among the injured are a 16-year-old and a 15-year-old child and an employee of the State Emergency Service (SES), reported Oleh Syniehubov, Kharkiv Oblast Governor.

Towns and villages of the Kharkiv Oblast come under massive Russian artillery shelling and airstrikes often, even more so since Russia launched a new ground offensive north and northeast of the region in the Vovchansk and Lyptsi directions in May.

According to Syniehubov, in the Shevchenkivskyi district of the city, the Russian military dropped a glide bomb (KAB) on an educational institution, destroying a two-story building. The Russian bomb attack injured four people, including a 15-year-old child.

In the Kholodnohirskyi district of Kharkiv, the Russians dropped KABs on two private houses, killing one and injuring eight people, including one 16-year-old child, Syniehubov said.

In the Kyivskyi district of the city, the Russians shelled the building of a non-operational plant twice. 

Also, on the afternoon of June 23, Russian troops shelled the village of Rublene in the Velykyi Burluk community, injuring a resident.

The Russians also hit Slatyne in the Derhachi community with airstrikes, damaging the village council building, the post office, and two residential buildings. In Kupiansk, the Russian shelling destroyed the roof of a residential building.

President Volodymyr Zelenskyy said in his evening address on June 22 that since the beginning of June, Russia has dropped more than 2,400 glide bombs on Ukraine, hitting the Kharkiv region with about 700 of them.

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