Relatives console a man who lost his apartment and maybe his family in Russian strike on Kharkiv - video

Vyacheslav, a resident of Kharkiv, reacts, waiting for news about his wife and daughter, who were in the apartment building that was hitted by the Russian army
Vyacheslav, a resident of Kharkiv, reacts, waiting for news about his wife and daughter, who were in the apartment building that was hitted by the Russian army

Relatives console 63-year-old Vyacheslav Vlasenko near the entrance to his high-rise apartment in Kharkiv that was destroyed by a Russian missile overnight on May 31, Suspilne reported on Telegram.

Relatives console 63-year-old Vyacheslav Vlasenko near the entrance to his high-rise apartment in Kharkiv that was destroyed by a Russian missile overnight on May 31, Suspilne reported on Telegram.

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"He constantly repeats: 'Svitlana, pick up the phone!' - and again and again dials someone on the phone."

The man lived with his family in an apartment on the third floor, which was completely destroyed in the explosion.

The man's daughter and wife were trapped under the rubble, Mykhaylo, Vyacheslav's nephew, said.

"He was at work, on daily duty. He was called after the hit had already taken place. And he came and saw it," Mykhaylo said.

Missile attacks on Kharkiv on May 31

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A series of explosions rang out in Kharkiv overnight on May 31. Russia launched numerous strikes on the city with S-300/S-400 systems.

A densely built-up area had been hit, Kharkiv Mayor Ihor Terekhov, reported.

The missile hit an apartment building and there may still be people under the rubble, Kharkiv Oblast Military Administration reported later.

Five people died and another 25 were injured in the attack.

The search-and-rescue operation at the site of the impact is ongoing, four more civilians may be under the rubble, Terekhov said.

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