The enemy continued to shell the civilian population and civilian infrastructure of the border settlements of Kharkiv, Kupiansk, Chuhuiv, and Bohodukhiv districts in Kharkiv Oblast on March 23-24.

Kharkiv Regional Military Administration: Russians damaged civilian infrastructure in the Bohodukhiv district

  • On March 23, the occupiers shelled Kupiansk, Hryanykivka, Krokhmalne, Strilecha, Starytsia, Vilkhuvatka, and other settlements in Kharkiv Oblast.
  • In the villages of Morozova Dolyna and Basove of Bohodukhiv district, private residential buildings, farm buildings, and power lines were damaged due to the artillery and mortar shelling. No casualties have been reported.
  • On March 23, State Emergency Service specialists inspected about 4 hectares of territory and neutralized another 155 explosive objects.

Kharkiv Regional Prosecutor’s Office:

The truck driver blew himself up on an anti-tank mine in Vilkhivka in Kharkiv Oblast around 9 a.m. on March 24. A 56-year-old man was hospitalized.

Kharkiv Governor Oleh Syniehubov:

Due to mine danger, the residents may be forbidden from visiting cemeteries on memorial days after Easter in Kharkiv Oblast.

State Emergency Service: 16 private houses were damaged in Kharkiv Oblast

  • Four private houses were damaged due to shelling in the village of Vilcha on March 22.
  • Eight private households and a paramedic station were damaged in the village of Lyman. Four houses were damaged in the village of Vovchanski Khutory and the city of Vovchansk. No one was injured.

General Staff: Russians tried to break through the Ukrainian defense

  • On March 23, the Russian occupying army tried to break through the Ukrainian defense in the area of ​​Synkivka. The offensive was unsuccessful.
  • No signs of the formation of enemy offensive groups were detected on the Slobozhanskyi axis.
  • On the Kupiansk and Lyman axis, the enemy maintains its military presence in the border areas to prevent Ukrainian units from being moved to other directions.

Humanitarian Coordination Center:

Thirty-three children and 216 adults have been evacuated from the front-line communities in Kharkiv Oblast since March 6.

Kharkiv Water Supply Company:

Fifty-five street fountains were installed in Kharkiv. The citizens can collect water during blackouts when the pumping stations do not work.

Regional Department of Architecture and Urban Planning:

As of March 20, 21,550 objects were partially or completely destroyed due to Russian aggression in Kharkiv Oblast. Among them are private residential buildings (7399), multi-story residential buildings (4091), educational institutions (819), cultural institutions (371), roads (345), healthcare institutions (282), administrative buildings (117), industrial enterprises (70), sports facilities (39), and other objects (8017).

Earlier: On March 22-23, Russian occupiers shelled at least nine settlements in Kharkiv Oblast.

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