Missile hits Kharkiv apartment building, one dead- governor

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  • Monday, 30 Jan 2023

Ukrainian firefighters work at a site of an apartment building severely damaged by a Russian missile, amid Russia's attack on Ukraine, in Kharkiv, Ukraine January 29, 2023. REUTERS/Vitalii Hnidyi

(Reuters) -A missile hit an apartment building on Sunday in Kharkiv, Ukraine's second city, killing one person and injuring others, regional governor Oleh Synehubov said.

A Reuters picture from the scene showed fire engulfing part of a residential building. Synehubov said the strike took place in the city's central Kyiv district.

"According to updated information, one person has died as a result of a strike by a Russian missile on a residential building," Synehubov wrote on Telegram.

There was no immediate indication of how many people were injured. Synehubov, who earlier put the number of injured at three, said casualties were receiving treatment.

(Reporting by Ron Popeski and Gleb Garanich, editing by Deepa Babington)

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