Russians attack the heart of Kharkiv, second attack on the city of the day

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There is a "hit" near residential buildings in Kharkiv (illustrative photo)

Civilian infrastructure in Kharkiv’s Shevchenko district was targeted as the city came under the second Russian attack of the day late on March 31, said Mayor Ihor Terekhov.

"Preliminarily, there was a hit in the city,” he announced on Telegram.

“We are currently clarifying the exact location. I urge all citizens to be in safe places."

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Civilian buildings and cars were damaged, though initial reports showed no casualties, Kharkiv Regional Military Administration head, Oleh Synehubov, later said.

Authorities were still determining what weaponry was used and urged citizens to seek shelter.

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Terekhov later added that the "hit" was near residential buildings in the city center and that municipal services and volunteers were working at the impact site.

Casualty and damage information will be updated later, he added.

The Ukrainian Air Force previously warned that the Russians launched guided aviation bomb strikes in the Kharkiv Oblast.

Kharkiv and the Oblast came under attack from Russian ballistic missiles on the afternoon of March 31. Five people were injured due to the strike on a village in the Zmiivsky district of the Kharkiv Oblast, Kharkiv garrison chief, Serhiy Melnyk, reported.

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