A Russian strike on the village of Khotin near Sumy killed two police officers and wounded another six, Ukraine’s National Police reported on February 27, Report informs, citing The Kyiv Independent.

Settlements in Ukraine’s northeastern Sumy Oblast are regularly subjected to Russian attacks due to their proximity to the border with Russia.

The strike took place when a group of investigators was inspecting the scene of an earlier Russian attack on the village that happened a day before, according to the National Police.