UKRAINE, KHARKIV, Feb 7 — Two out of five missiles Russia shot at Kharkiv on February 7 were developed by North Korea, reported Serhii Bolvinov, the head of the Investigation Department of the Main Department of National Police in Kharkiv region. 

“Explosive technicians collected metal fragments of ballistic missiles within the industrial zone. Experts’ preliminary conclusions are such that these were North Korean missiles HVASON 11GA (KN-23),” Bolvinov said. 

Debris of missiles that Russia used to attack Kharkiv on February 7, 2024
Fragments of missiles that Russia used to attack Kharkiv on February 7, 2024 / Photo: Serhii Bolvinov’s Facebook page

On February 7, Russia hit the industrial zone of the Slobidskyi district of Kharkiv with S-300 missiles, injuring a woman, 52, and two men, 59 and 64. Rescuers provided them with first aid on-site. All three are employees of enterprises located within the zone. Missile attacks also damaged the buildings of civilian enterprises. 

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Ukrainian Prosecutor’s Office reported they have evidence Russia attacks Ukraine with North Korea-manufactured missiles on January 10. Back then, they analyzed the debris of missiles the Russian army used to attack Kharkiv on January 2.