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Missile strike kills one in Kharkiv region, Russia's MoD reports hitting 'command point'

A local woman was killed by Russia’s missile attack on Shevchenkove near Kupiansk in Ukraine’s Kharkiv region, Oleh Synehubov, the local governor, reports.

Photo: Ukraine's Emergency Service

Photo: Ukraine's Emergency Service

“The enemy executed a strike yesterday evening using S-300 missiles upon the vicinity of Shevchenkove in the Kupiansk district. The missile hit a 2-storey apartment block. A nearby house was also damaged. Unfortunately, a woman of 38 years was killed and at least two more people were injured.

Photo: Ukraine's Emergency Service

Photo: Ukraine's Emergency Service

The regional prosecutor’s office says the woman in question was Olena Maslych, a prosecutor working in Shevchenkove. “Olena has been devotedly carrying out her duties from the first day the area was liberated, documenting Russia’s armed aggression,” reads the statement.

Photo: Ukraine's Emergency Service

Photo: Ukraine's Emergency Service

Russia’s Defence Ministry has reported “hitting command points of Ukraine’s armed forces” in Shevchenkove, Lyman, Komyshuvakha, and Preobrazhenka in the Zaporizhzhia region.

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