UKRAINE, KHARKIV OBLAST, May 21 — In the afternoon, Russian troops dropped glide bombs (KABs) on the village of Zolochiv in the Kharkiv region. There is no information on casualties of the attack, Viktor Kovalenko, head of the Zolochiv Military Administration, told Gwara Media.

The Russian glide bomb attack destroyed a kindergarten and a local market. The Russians also damaged a school, shops, a restaurant, five two-story apartment buildings, and private houses.

Border towns and villages of the Kharkiv Oblast came under massive Russian artillery shelling and airstrikes since Russia launched a new ground offensive north and northeast of the region in the Vovchansk and Lyptsi directions on May 10.

At night, after 2:09 a.m., the Russian army conducted a drone attack on Kharkiv, injuring five people. They received medical aid on-site. Three of them have acute stress responses. The Russian drone attack damaged 25 trucks, buses, and three cars. Windows in a three-story office building of a utility company were also damaged.

Evacuation is currently underway in the region. According to Oleh Syniehubov, police, volunteers, and rescuers evacuated 10,776 people from the border communities of Kharkiv Oblast. 

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