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Russian troops attack civilian infrastructure in Kupyansk, likely with FAB-500 aerial bombs

Kupyansk after the Russian attack on February 3
Kupyansk after the Russian attack on February 3

Russian troops attacked civilian infrastructure in Kupyansk, Kharkiv Oblast, likely using a FAB-500 air-dropped bomb, reported regional governor, Oleh Synehubov, on Telegram on Feb. 3. These bombs may have been equipped with a universal planning and correction module.

The attack occurred at around 6 a.m. The attack damaged a nine-story building, houses, power grids, and civilian non-residential structures. No casualties were reported.

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Russia has more frequently been attacking Kharkiv with missiles and attack drones, and regularly shelling the Oblast’s settlements with artillery.

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The Russian army intensified its offensive in late summer 2023 in the Kupyansk sector, which the Ukrainian Forces are holding back.

<span class="copyright">Oleh Synehubov/Telegram</span>
Oleh Synehubov/Telegram

The Ukrainian army repelled five Russian attacks near Synkivka and Ivanivka, Kharkiv Oblast, on Feb. 2, reported the General Staff.

The Russian military has concentrated about 40,000 troops, more than 500 tanks, and 650 armored combat vehicles near Kupyansk, Illya Yershash, the head of the press service of the Khortytsia operational and strategic troop grouping, said on national television on Feb. 2.

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