A man was injured in Russia struck Kupiansk in the morning of August 20

, 11:31, 20.08.2023
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On the morning of August 20, Russian troops shelled Kupiansk in the Kharkiv region, and a 40-year-old man was injured. This was reported by the head of OVA Oleg Synegubov.

A man was injured in Russia struck Kupiansk in the morning of August 20

Russia attacked Kupyansk in the morning of August 20

“Today, around 7:00 am, the enemy shelled the city of Kupyansk. A man in his 40s was seriously injured," the official said.

Doctors are fighting for his life, he says.

Consequences of Russian shelling of Kharkiv Oblast for 24 hours: OVA data

Synegubov published information about the damage to the buildings and the fire in the morning summary:

  • 15 private houses in Kupiansk, Kozachia Lopan and Vilche were damaged.
  • As a result of the shelling of Kupiansk, a fire broke out in the meat processing plant.
  • A fire broke out in the forest area in the village of Kruglakivka in the Kupyansk region.
  • As a result of the shelling of Cherneshchyny, Izyum district, the building of an agricultural enterprise was damaged.
  • In Oleksandrivka, in the Bogoduhiv district, shells damaged warehouses and commercial buildings of enterprises.
  • As a result of artillery fire in Vilche, Chugov region, the buildings of a kindergarten, boarding house, bakery, and church were damaged.

Fires caused by Russian air raids: data from the State Emergency Service

According to the regional rescue management, on August 19, at around 12:45 p.m., the Russian Federation struck the private sector of the village of Kolisnikivka in the Kupiansk region with heavy artillery.

As a result of the impact, an outbuilding caught fire, the area of the fire was 20 square meters. m. The fire was extinguished within an hour.

At 13:20, a fire broke out in Kupiansk: grass was burning in an open area of ​​4 000 square meters. Rescuers extinguished the fire in an hour and five minutes.

Numbers for evacuation from the Kupiansk region

Residents of the Kupyansk area who wish to evacuate can call:

  • One call center: (050) 789-01-24, (063) 789-64-74 (open from 09:00 to 22:00);
  • Public organization “I am saved”: (063) 440-69-20;
  • Red Cross hotline: (080) 033-24-02, (073) 240-24-02, (067) 383-24-02 (line open from Monday to Friday, 10:00-17:00);
  • Kupyansk MBA hotline: (098) 941-23-00 (daily from 09:00 to 16:00).


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