ZOLOCHIV, UKRAINE, Apr 16 — At 2:00 p.m., the Russian military dropped a guided bomb on Zolochiv, Bohodukhiv district, injuring two people, reported the head of the Kharkiv Region Governor, Oleh Syniehubov, during a telethon.

Russians hit the building of the Ukrainian post office. A 57-year-old woman and a 49-year-old man are in the hospital with concussions.

As Oleh Syniehubov reported, since the beginning of this year, Russia has conducted 2,500 attacks on civilian targets and critical infrastructure in the Kharkiv Oblast, including 150 missile attacks.

According to the governor, Russian army strikes the towns and villages of the region with S-300 missiles, Iranian-made Shahed drones, or guided bombs, which they have been using more actively since the end of March, daily. 

The Russian shelling most severely impacts the northern districts of the region. At 2:08 p.m. on April 15, the Russian Federation dropped a guided aerial bomb on an educational institution in the village of Lukiantsi, in the Lyptsi community of Kharkiv district. Four civilians were injured due to the attack: two women, aged 63 and 66, and two men, aged 38 and 65. Two men, of 63 and 65 years, were killed.

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  • Read our photo story from Velyki Prokhody, a Kharkiv oblast village located less than 7 miles from the Russian border. We went there a day after the Russians dropped an aerial bomb there, injuring four people.