Kharkiv Oblast to observe Day of Mourning after Russia kills 11, including pregnant woman, in May 19 attacks

Russian attack on the Kharkiv Oblast on May 19
Russian attack on the Kharkiv Oblast on May 19

Kharkiv Oblast will observe a Day of Mourning on May 20 to remember the 11 people killed in Russia's May 19 attacks on the communities of Kupyansk and Malodanylivka, Kharkiv Regional Military Administration head, Oleh Synehubov, announced.

The Russian shelling killed 11 people, including a woman who was seven months pregnant.

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"The Russian shelling of the Kivsharivka and Novoosynove villages near Kupyansk, as well in Malodanylivka, took 11 lives," he said.

"Eternal memory to all the innocent victims of this war,"

Russian shelling of Kharkiv Oblast on May 19

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The Russian military attacked the village of Cherkaska Lozova, Kharkiv Oblast with Iskander-M missiles on May 19.

Six people died and at least 28 were injured. An 8-year-old child was among the injured, as was a police officer and paramedic who were injured in a "double-tap" strke while attending to those injured in the first Russian attack.

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Russia also attacked Kharkiv Oblast's Novoosynove and Kivsharivka with a Uragan multiple rocket launcher system on the morning of May 19.

Five people died, and nine others were wounded in the attack.

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