On August 16, around 5 p.m., Russian troops shelled Saltivka district of Kharkiv. According to preliminary data, the shelling was carried out from the direction of the temporarily occupied village of Lуptsi, Kharkiv region, with “Grad” or “Tornado” Multiple Launch Rocket Systems, by unguided rockets used for general fire support of divisions and brigades, damage to personnel, armored vehicles and unarmored vehicles, field fortifications, and creation sources of ignition. As a result of the shelling, the tram depot was damaged. In addition, a fire broke out in a garage complex with an area of about 100 square meters. It is known about 5 casualties, one woman died. It is terrorism – to use MLRS in a residential area. It is terrorism – to shell children’s playgrounds in the area already destroyed by terrorists.
Source: Kharkiv Prosecutor’s Office
Source: National Police