KHARKIV OBLAST, UKRAINE, May 16 — The Russian army keeps shelling the Kharkiv region. Over the past day, they killed 1 person and injured 14 others, reported Kharkiv Oblast Governor Oleh Syniehubov.

Governor said, a munition explosion killed a 50-year-old man in Kupiansk.

In Kharkiv, the Russian attack injured two men aged 20 and 40, damaged a five-story building and eight cars.

In the village of Bohuslavka, the Russian shelling caused a fire in an outbuilding, injuring a woman. Also, in Chuhuiv, a fire broke out as a result of a Russian attack, injuring two women aged 81 and 69.

Also, Russia shelled the village of Hrafske in the Chuhuiv district, injuring an 87-year-old woman. The Russian attack also injured a 70-year-old man in Vovchansk.

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

In addition, a Russian army’s attack injured a 55-year-old woman in Kolisnykivka village, Kupiansk district. In the Derhachi community, a Russian Lancet drone hit a tractor, injuring a 25-year-old driver.

The Russian army hit the village of Mala Danylivka with airstrikes. The shelling damaged the premises of an outpatient clinic, a library, and 11 multi-story buildings. Two cars, including a medical staff vehicle, were destroyed. The Russians also injured four employees of the medical facility: three women and a man. 

Evacuation is currently underway in the region. According to Kharkiv Oblast Governor Oleh Syniehubov, police, volunteers, and rescuers evacuated 8,770 people from the border communities of Kharkiv Oblast. 

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  • On the evening of May 14, Russian troops hit the Shevchenkivskyi district of Kharkiv with three air bombs. They damaged residential buildings, including two floors of a high-rise building, and garages, Kharkiv Mayor Ihor Terekhov said to Gwara Media.
  • At about 7:30 a.m., a Russian FPV drone hit the center of Kupiansk, injuring a woman