The Russians dropped an aerial bomb on Kupiansk: the number of killed increased to six (photos)

The Russians dropped an aerial bomb on Kupiansk: the number of killed increased to six (photos)

The Russians dropped an aerial bomb on Kupiansk / Photo: Facebook Serhiy Bolvinov  / Photo: Facebook Сергій Болвінов

As of now, it is known that two women and four men perished in Kupiansk. 

The number of people killed as a result of the Russian air strike on Kupiansk, Kharkiv region, on Tuesday, September 19, increased to six people. 

This was reported by Serhiy Bolvinov, Head of the Investigative Department of the Police of the Kharkiv region. 

"We continue to retrieve the dead from the river and from the destroyed cars. As of now, six civilians were killed in Kupiansk. Two women and four men. This is the number of casualties that we have been able to count at this moment. The enemy shelled the vehicle of volunteers who were evacuating the civilian population. We continue to retreive the dead from the river nearby and from the destroyed cars," Bolvinov explained. 

The Head of the Investigative Department clarified that the airstrike was carried out in the middle of the day, around 1 p.m. 

"Our investigators, criminologists and explosives technicians are working at the scene. The inspection is ongoing. And, unfortunately, we are finding more bodies. Therefore, the number of victims will be updated," Bolvinov added. 

The Russians dropped an aerial bomb on Kupiansk / Photo: Facebook Serhiy Bolvinov  / Photo: Facebook Сергій Болвінов

What the Ministry of Internal Affairs says 

The Ministry of Internal Affairs reported that members of the investigative-operational group conducted an examination of the scene and retrieved fragments presumably from a "KAB-500 bomb". 

"Cars were damaged. Two women and four men were killed in them. On September 19, around 1:00 p.m., the enemy hit the city of Kupiansk with a guided aerial bomb. The bridge over the Oskil river was destroyed," the Ministry of Internal Affairs of Ukraine clarified. 

Investigators, criminologists and explosives technicians are working at the scene

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