In the Kharkiv Region, 6 Rescuers Exploded on a Mine

by Olha Povaliaieva
Thursday, October 20, 2022
In the Kharkiv Region, 6 Rescuers Exploded on a Mine

On October 19, in the Iziym region, a car with employees of the State emergency service ran into a Russian anti-personnel mine

Kharkiv region is one of the most mined in Ukraine. There are multiple injuries to civil servants, farmers and ordinary civilians from mines left by the Russians during the retreat from their positions. Today in the Iziym district of the Kharkiv region, a car with 6 emergency service employees of Ukraine ran into an anti-personnel mine: 2 people died immediately, 4 were hospitalized.

"Mine danger is still very high in the region. Yesterday, a car with State emergency service employees exploded on a mine in the Iziymsky district. Unfortunately, 2 people were killed, and 4 more were injured," said the head of the Kharkiv regional military administration Oleh Sinegubov.

As usual, the Russians shelled the Kharkiv region from artillery the previous day. On one of the calls, an ambulance vehicle going to a victim of Russian shelling came under artillery fire. Doctors received shrapnel wounds.

"Over the past 24 hours, the enemy has been shelling the settlements of Kharkiv, Izyum, Chuguev and Kupyansk districts. In particular, yesterday at about 4 p. m., Volchansk was fired from artillery, and the store's building was destroyed. The Russians also fired artillery at areas of settlements: According to the regional Center for emergency medical aid, within 24 hours, a 78-year-old resident of the Iziymsky district was hospitalized with wounds," Oleh Sinegubov.

The collision line is located in the area of ​​Kupyansk. Fierce fighting does not stop.

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