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‘Horrendous’ rocket attack kills civilians in Kharkiv as Moscow ‘adapts its tactics’

By Luke Harding

01 Mar 2022 · 5 min read

At least nine people have been killed and 37 injured after Russian forces launched multiple rocket strikes on the eastern Ukrainian city of Kharkiv in what appeared to mark a change in tactics by Moscow towards bombing civilian areas.

The city’s mayor, Ihor Terekhov, said the toll included the deaths of three children.

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