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Drone attack on Kharkiv: Fifth fatality has not been confirmed, 12 people injured

Consequences of the attack on Kharkiv
Consequences of the attack on Kharkiv

Four people were killed, and 12 others injured in Russia’s overnight Shahed kamikaze drone attack on Kharkiv, Mayor Ihor Terekhov reported on April 4.

One person was killed, and several apartments destroyed when one drone struck a 14-story apartment, he said.

Three rescuers were killed during a rescue after a second wave of drones struck, Terekhov added.

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<span class="copyright">Ігор Терехов/Telegram</span>
Ігор Терехов/Telegram

An ambulance nurse who arrived at the scene with the brigade to provide assistance is among the injured.

A fifth person was previously reported killed, though that information is still being clarified, Terekhov said.

<span class="copyright">Ігор Терехов/Telegram</span>
Ігор Терехов/Telegram

Russian troops attacked Kharkiv with Shahed drones overnight on April 4. Terekhov reported fatalities and residential buildings targeted. State Emergency Service later confirmed its rescuers’ deaths. All three were drivers.

Fire trucks were also damaged in the attack.

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