Bombs on the Barabashovo market in Kharkiv

Bombs on the Barabashovo market in Kharkiv

For the second consecutive day, the Russians hit residential areas, streets and public transport stops in Ukraine’s second largest city

The bombings of Kharkiv continue unabated. This morning, the Russians struck a densely populated area of ​​Ukraine’s second largest city, killing at least three people and injuring twenty, with a bombing that hit a mosque, a medical facility and a commercial area, officials and witnesses said. present on the scene.

Kharkiv police said cluster bombs hit the Barabashovo market where Associated Press photojournalists saw a woman crying over the body of her dead husband. According to reports from local officials, the bombings also hit a bus stop, a gym and a residential area.

The mayor of Kharkiv, Ihor Terekhov, said Thursday’s attacks targeted one of the most crowded areas of the city, which had about 1.4 million inhabitants before the war: “The Russian army is indiscriminately bombing Kharkiv, residential areas peaceful, civilians are killed. Be careful! “.

The police claim that cluster bombs hit the Barabashovo market could not be independently confirmed. AP reporters present at the scene shortly after the attack reported seeing burnt objects and a shrapnel-hit bus. The images we propose were taken by Evgeniy Maloletka, one of the photojournalists who tells the war from the beginning, some of the shots of him that have become a symbol of the conflict.

The governor of the Kharkiv region, Oleh Syniehubov, said that four people are in serious condition and that among the injured in the bombing there is also a child.