UKRAINE, KHARKIV OBLAST, July 10 — On the evening of July 9, Russian troops shelled Kupiansk-Vuzlovyi in the Kharkiv region, damaging a residential building and destroying a house. The Russian attack killed two people and injured four others, 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.

“A 40-year-old man, an 88-year-old woman, and an 18-year-old girl were injured. A 73-year-old woman suffered an acute stress reaction. Two people died at the site: A 73-year-old man and a 67-year-old woman,” Syniehubov wrote.

This morning, July 10, Russians also attacked Kupiansk. The shelling damaged a gas pipe and two houses and destroyed a logistics infrastructure facility.

In addition, today at about 8:00 a.m., the Russian shelling damaged the building of the village council in Kozacha Lopan, Kharkiv region.

Volodymyr Tymoshko, head of the Main Department of the National Police in the Kharkiv region, said on Ukrainian TV on July 8 that over the past week, Russians had launched about 90 strikes with various types of weapons in Kharkiv and the region, most often targeting frontline settlements.

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  • On July 8, around 8:00 a.m., the Russian unmanned aerial vehicle (UAV) attacked the village of Lyptsi in the Kharkiv district, injuring one person, reported Oleh Syniehubov, Kharkiv Oblast Governor.