KHARKIV OBLAST, UKRAINE, Apr 26 — In the morning, Russian troops dropped guided bombs on the village of Lyptsi in the Kharkiv region, reported the Kharkiv Regional Prosecutor’s Office.

Russians have intensified the shelling of the Kharkiv region since March 2024, targeting both civilian and critical infrastructure. They strike the towns and villages of the region with S-300 missiles, Iranian-made Shahed drones, and guided bombs.

There is information that the Russians shelled the village of Lyptsi with four aerial bombs. All emergency services are working at the hit site.

“An educational institution was partially destroyed, and a four-story apartment building was damaged. There were no casualties,” the statement said.

As Deputy Minister of Education and Science of Ukraine, Andrii Stashkiv, said at a briefing at Ukraine—Ukrinform Media Center, Russian aggression has destroyed more than 200 schools in the country and damaged 1,600.

Every seventh school in Ukraine has been damaged, leading to a lack of access to education. About 900,000 children can’t attend school and are studying remotely.

On April 2, Kharkiv Mayor Ihor Terekhov announced that the construction of the first underground school had been completed in the city. It has 20 classrooms and can accommodate 900 students studying in two shifts. The construction of another two underground schools in Liubotyn and Korotych of Kharkiv region is underway.

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