On February 8, 2023, at least twenty-three settlements came under enemy fire in the Kharkiv region. In particular, Russian troops used combat aircraft near Kotliarivka and Tabaivka.
The relevant statement was made by Kharkiv Regional Military Administration Head Oleh Syniehubov on Telegram, an Ukrinform correspondent reports.
“Over the past day, the enemy has been massively shelling border settlements in such districts as Chuhuiv, Kupiansk and Kharkiv. At least 23 settlements came under enemy fire. Near Kotliarivka and Tabaivka, the enemy used combat aircraft,” Syniehubov wrote.
Five civilians were injured in Russia’s shelling of the Chuhuiv district, including one child.
In Vovchansk, apartment blocks and detached houses were damaged. Fires broke out. A building of the unit of the Ukrainian State Emergency Service was damaged.
Two civilians were killed in Russia’s shelling of the Kupiansk district’s Dvorichna. Detached houses were damaged in Kupiansk.
Demining efforts are underway in the Kharkiv region. Over the past day, the explosives experts of the Ukrainian State Emergency Service have neutralized 25 dangerous objects.