Missile attacks leave fatalities in Kharkiv

STORY: Graphic video shot by Reuters shows bodies of people apparently killed by shrapnel outside of apartment blocks around the city, several of which were damaged in the attack.

There was no immediate confirmation of overall casualty numbers.

Kharkiv is Ukraine's main eastern city, located close to the supply lines for Russian troops advancing on the Donbas.

Russian troops seized a frontline Ukrainian city on Tuesday, hours after starting a long-anticipated offensive in eastern Ukraine that the Kyiv government has called the Battle of the Donbas.

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