Fatalities Reported Following Attack on Residential Area in Lviv
At least four people have been killed in the most severe Russian attack on civilian targets in Lviv, a city in western Ukraine. Ukrainian President Selenskyj vows to deliver a significant response.
Lviv Witnessed the Most Devastating Attack on Civilian Infrastructure to Date
The Mayor of Lviv, Andrij Sadowyj, declares it the most severe assault on the city's civilian infrastructure since the outset of the Russian aggression against Ukraine over 16 months ago. Over 50 houses have been destroyed, highlighting the grave consequences of the recent attack.
Ukrainian President Assures Retaliatory Action Following Attack on Lviv
Ukrainian President Wolodymyr Selenskyj pledges an unequivocal response to the perpetrators, promising a forceful retaliation against the enemy. The president expressed his determination to take "significant action" in his recent Telegram message.
Lviv's mayor spoke of the worst attack on Lviv's civilian infrastructure since the beginning of the Russian war of aggression.
Rocket Attack Claims Lives in Lviv, Leaves Residential Streets Damaged
Following a missile attack on a residential area in Lviv, at least four individuals have been reported dead, while nine others sustained injuries, according to the Ukrainian Ministry of Internal Affairs. Rescue efforts are underway, with over 60 people evacuated from the devastated buildings and rescued from the wreckage.
Lviv, Haven for Refugees, Faces Destruction and Air Strikes
Lviv, formerly known as Lemberg, has become a temporary home for many refugees from the conflict-ridden areas in eastern Ukraine. However, the city recently experienced devastating air strikes. According to Mayor Sadowyj, around 150,000 people have sought shelter in Lviv since the Russian invasion commenced. The city, originally home to 720,000 residents, is located approximately 70 kilometers east of the Polish border.