In Kharkiv Region, a tractor working in the field has been hit with a missile strike launched from the Russian aircraft. The tractor driver received numerous burns and leg injuries.
The relevant statement was made by Head of Criminal Investigations Division of the Main Department of the National Police of Ukraine in Kharkiv Region Serhii Bolvinov on Facebook, an Ukrinform correspondent reports.
“In Kharkiv Region, a tractor working in the field was directly hit with a missile strike launched from the Russian aircraft. The 26-year-old tractor driver received numerous burns and leg injuries and was taken to hospital,” Bolvinov wrote.
Criminal proceedings were opened according to Article 438 of the Criminal Code of Ukraine (violation of the laws and customs of war).
This incident took place near the village of Novyi Merchyk, Valky District.
A reminder that, on February 24, 2022, Russian President Vladimir Putin initiated a full-scale invasion of Ukraine, starting a war. Russian troops are shelling and destroying the key infrastructure facilities, launching missile and air strikes on Ukrainian cities and villages, torturing and murdering civilians.