The Ukraine city of Lviv is under new Russian bombardments, as five powerful missiles hit the city on Monday morning, AFP revealed.
According to the report, the latest attacks on the Ukraine city of Lviv, is coming after the last strikes on the city dating back to March 26.
The Ukraine city of Lviv, which is a large city in western Ukraine and usually relatively spared from the fighting, was hit on Monday morning, announced its mayor and an adviser to the presidency.
A resident of southwest Lviv told Agence France-Presse that he saw thick plumes of grey smoke rising into the sky behind apartment buildings.
Five powerful one-shot missile strikes on the civilian infrastructure of the old European city of Lviv,” announced on Twitter Mikhaïlo Podoliak, adviser to President Volodymyr Zelensky.
The mayor of the city, Andriï Sadovy, confirmed, indicating on Telegram that the relief was on the spot and did not have an immediate report.
“The Russians continue to barbarically attack Ukrainian cities from the air, cynically declaring to the world their ‘right’ to…kill Ukrainians,” Podoliak said.
The Ukraine city of Lviv saw a series of bombings in March
Located far from the front, Lviv and western Ukraine have rarely been targeted by bombardment since the start of the Russian invasion of Ukraine on February 24.
On March 26, Lviv suffered a series of Russian strikes, two of which hit a fuel depot and injured five, according to local authorities.
The city had also been the target on March 18 of a strike which had hit an aircraft repair factory near the airport, without causing any casualties.
And on March 13, Russian cruise missiles targeted a major military base about 40 kilometres northwest of Lviv, killing at least 35 people and injuring 134.
Close to the Polish border, Lviv has become a city of refuge for displaced persons and at the start of the war hosted several Western embassies transferred from kyiv.