Fragments of intercepted Russian missile over Lviv Oblast injures several

14 June, 04:58 PM
A rocket flies in the sky (Photo:Ukrainian air force command)

A rocket flies in the sky (Photo:Ukrainian air force command)

Fragments of an intercepted Russian missile over the western Ukrainian region of Lviv Oblast fell and injured four local residents of the city of Zolochiv,  Maksym Kozytsky, the regional governor, reported on Telegram messenger on June 14.

“After the intercepted missile fell down to earth, it damaged a civilian infrastructure facility,” he wrote.

“Information on any victims of this attack will be confirmed soon.”

The regional governor later added that the missile had burst into multiple fragments after being intercepted in the skies above Zolochiv, and those fragments wounded four residents, including a child. Local medical personnel stated that the injuries inflicted range from light to moderate.

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Parts of the Russian missile also damaged a brick manufacturing facility in the area.

On June 2, Lviv Oblast was struck by a Russian missile that impacted in Stryi, a major local city. The local railway was damaged, according to Ukrzaliznytsya, the state-owned railway operator. Five people were wounded in that attack.

The most recent incident in western Ukraine occurred on June 12, when Russian missiles hit Chortkiv, a town in Ternopil Oblast, injuring 23 people and damaging municipal gas supply infrastructure.

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