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Russia launches missile strikes against Lviv

Tuesday, 3 May 2022, 22:20
Russia launches missile strikes against Lviv

Svitlana Kizilova - Tuesday, 3 May 2022, 20:37

Lviv mayor Andrii Sadovyi reports that explosions have been heard in the city.

Source: the mayor on Facebook

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Direct quote: "Explosions have been heard in Lviv. Everyone stay in their shelters!"

Details: In comments to Ukrainska Pravda, members of the public have confirmed that explosions have been heard in Lviv; at least five are known of so far.

Power outages have started in parts of the city.

Other details are not yet known.

UPDATE 21.33:

Quote of Sadovyi: "Update on Lviv.

3 power substations were damaged.

Two pumping stations without current.

We are restoring water supply through alternative sources of electricity."

UPDATE 22.10: According to preliminary data, one person was injured in Lviv.

Quote of Sadovyi: "According to preliminary information, one person was injured.

The fire at one of the power substations is being eliminated."

UPDATE 22.45: Three power substations were fired. Two people were injured. Work is underway to restore water supply.

Background: The Russian Federation previously shelled Lviv on 18 April. The Interior Ministry released a video of a fire at a car repair shop in Lviv that had been hit by a Russian missile.

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