13:43 01.03.2022

At least ten people killed, over 20 wounded as result of cruise missile attack on center of Kharkiv – State Emergency Service

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As a result of a cruise missile attack on the central square in Kharkiv, at least ten people were killed, more than 20 were wounded, and ten people were rescued from the rubble, the State Emergency Service said.

"At least ten people killed, more than 20 wounded, about ten people were rescued from the rubble by rescuers and volunteers. Work is underway to clear the rubble. The staircase has been completely destroyed and partially the corridors on all floors," the State Emergency Service said in a statement posted on Tuesday in the Telegram channel.

In turn, Advisor to the Minister of Internal Affairs of Ukraine Anton Gerashchenko said in his Telegram channel that 35 people suffered from a missile strike in the center of Kharkiv.

"The terrible consequences of hitting two cruise missiles on the largest square in Europe - Freedom Square. One thirds of the building of the regional administration was destroyed. Ten killed and 35 wounded. Information will be clarified after the rubble is cleared," he said.

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