- Surveillance footage shows an amusement park battered by a Russian rocket strike.
- Reuters identified the missiles as GRAD rockets, typically fired from truck-mounted launchers.
- It is not immediately clear why Russian forces attacked the amusement park.
Newly released surveillance footage appears to show rockets hitting an amusement park in Kharkiv, Ukraine on Tuesday, destroying hangars, rides and decorations.
The images were released by Reuters on Wednesday, which reported that Soviet-developed GRAD rockets were used in the attack. GRAD rockets are typically fired from a truck-mounted launcher.
Ukrainian state emergency services on Tuesday reported a fire in a park in central Kharkiv, which had been shelled by Russian forces, the outlet reported.
The park is known as Maxim Gorky Central Park for Culture and Recreation, Reuters reported, identifying the location through buildings, paths, attractions and benches.
According to the SES, seven fire engines arrived at the scene and brought the blaze under control, according to the outlet.
A woman was injured by shrapnel from the attack, the SES added, according to Reuters.
It is not immediately clear why Russian forces bombed the amusement park, or whether the park had been the intended target. Moscow has denied hitting civilian targets, although there have been numerous reports of such instances.
The war in Ukraine entered its 70th day on Wednesday as Russian troops continue to attempt to penetrate further into the country through the Donbass region.