Civilian car convoy attacked in the Kharkiv region
Russian troops shelled a civilian car convoy in the Kupianskyi district of the Kharkiv region. Photo from the Security Service of Ukraine
Russians attacked a convoy of seven civilian cars between the villages of Kurylivka and Pishchane, in the Kupiansk district, the Kharkiv region. 24 people have been killed, including a pregnant woman and 13 children. Two cars burned down with people inside.
Russian troops killed these people as they were trying to escape from the shelling, reported Oleh Syniehubov, Head of the Kharkiv Regional Military Administration. “Russians fired on civilians at point-blank range,” said Syniehubov.
The attack was carried out on September 25, but the destroyed convoy was found only on October 1. The Security Service of Ukraine reports that several people managed to escape and now they are bearing witness to law enforcement officers.
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