KHARKIV OBLAST, UKRAINE, May 14 — Over the past day, more than 30 settlements in the Kharkiv region came under Russian artillery and mortar fire. The Russian shelling killed one person and injured 13 others, reported the Kharkiv Oblast Governor Oleh Syniehubov.

On May 10, Russia launched a new ground offensive north and northeast of the Kharkiv region. The border communities came under heavy Russian shelling and air strikes. 

In particular, at around 6 a.m., Russians dropped bombs on the Kyivsky district of Kharkiv, injuring four people. 

According to Oleh Syniehubov, the UMPB D-30 bomb attack injured four people: a 52-year-old man and three women aged 66, 56, and 38. They suffered from an acute stress reaction and received treatment at the site. 

On May 13, at about 4:30 p.m., the Russian military hit Korotych, Kharkiv district, with a Kh-59 missile. It hit the premises of an enterprise, injuring four men and killing one.

Also, the Russian army shelled Lyptsi. Medics assisted a 71-year-old woman who was later hospitalized. In addition, on May 13, the Russian shelling injured three people in Vovchansk.  

The situation in the Kharkiv region has “significantly worsened,” writes the Commander-in-Chief of the Armed Forces of Ukraine, Oleksandr Syrskyi. According to him, fighting continues along the state border of the Russian Federation. 

Evacuation is currently underway in the region. The police and volunteers go door-to-door and help people to leave the border towns and villages. As of this morning, 7,023 people have been evacuated from the dangerous areas close to the frontline in the Kharkiv region.

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