Rescue efforts in Kharkiv find more victims of missile attack

Rescuers move body of a victim of a Russian strike on a five-story building in Kharkiv
Rescuers move body of a victim of a Russian strike on a five-story building in Kharkiv

Authorities in Kharkiv discovered the body of a civilian in the wreckage of a partially destroyed apartment building following a Russian missile strike, Mayor Ihor Terekhov announced on Telegram on June 1.

The attack, which occurred on the night of May 31, marks yet another lethal incident in the ongoing conflict.

“The body of another victim has just been found under the rubble of a residential building that was attacked by Russian invaders last placenight,” Terekhov wrote. His statement came after the State Emergencies Service of Ukraine reported at 7:34 a.m. EET that they had recovered the sixth casualty of the attack.

Overnight, a barrage of explosions shook Kharkiv, the nation's second-largest city, as Russia targeted the area with S-300/S-400 missile systems. The strikes focused on densely populated districts, significantly damaging a five-story residential building. Authorities indicated that there might still be survivors trapped beneath the debris, according to updates from the Kharkiv Oblast Military Administration.

The latest reports confirm six fatalities and 25 injuries resulting from the missile strike.

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