The Ukrainian authorities have denounced this Monday the death of three civilians, among them a six-year-old boy, in the framework of the attacks carried out on Sunday by Russian forces against the town of Lisichansklocated in the Lugansk province (east).
The head of the Lugansk Regional Administration, Serhiy Haidai, has indicated in a message on his Facebook social network account that the The attacks also resulted in an injured civilian and material damage to a shopping center, four houses and other buildings.
"The Russians have destroyed eleven houses in Vrubivka, four in Zoloti, and two houses and a kindergarten in Hirsky"he stated, before stressing that the Ukrainian soldiers "successfully repelled" the two-way assault on Vrubivka.
On the other hand, he pointed out that the Russian forces continue their offensive in the city of Severodonetsk and has recognized that the Ukrainian troops are losing ground "due to the significant artillery level advantage". "Fighting for the town continues"has pointed.
"The Russians are destroying neighborhood by neighborhood. Yesterday, many people watched a video in the old part of the city, destroyed and almost without skyscrapers"Haidai has denounced, adding that Russian forces have attacked the waste treatment center and an ammonia plant in the city with projectiles.