05 July 2022,   16:47
Five-month-old baby among those killed in Kharkiv shelling

Eight people have been killed, including a five-month-old baby, and 17 injured, in shelling in Ukraine’s second-largest city of Kharkiv, writes SKY NEWS.

A further three were killed by attacks in and around the eastern city of Lysychansk, which is a key focus of fighting.

In the northern Kharkiv region, Governor Oleh Synehubov said two men ages 64 and 82 had been killed in shelling of the town of Balakliya and 10 other people were injured, including a nine-year-old girl.

Military officials said Russian forces continued to try to gain a foothold in the area of Sievierodonetsk, the only part of the Luhansk region in the Donbas under Ukrainian government control.