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Elderly Residents Evacuated After Russian Rocket Attacks in Kharkiv

Five people were injured after Russian missiles hit the center of Kharkiv on the morning of Sunday, February 5, Oleg Sinegubov, the head of the Kharkiv regional administration, said.

Two Russian missiles hit the Kyiv district, in the center of the city, Radio Free Europe/Radio Liberty (RFE/RL) reported. One of them hit the Kharkiv National University of Urban Economy, damaging multiple buildings, while another rocket hit a four-story residential building.

Sinegubov said that a 54-year-old woman and three men aged 51, 55, and 58 were injured in the strikes. A university security guard suffered minor injuries and was treated at the scene.

Footage by RFE/RL shows residents being evacuated and emergency crews working at the site of the strike on the university. Two interviewees said their elderly relatives were sleeping when the missile struck but were unharmed. Credit: Radio Free Europe/Radio Liberty via Storyful