Russia shells Sievierodonetsk 11 times, Luhansk governor says

15 May, 05:39 PM
On May 14, the Ukrainian military repelled 12 enemy attacks in Donetsk and Luhansk Oblasts (illustrative photo) (Photo:REUTERS/Gleb Garanich)

On May 14, the Ukrainian military repelled 12 enemy attacks in Donetsk and Luhansk Oblasts (illustrative photo) (Photo:REUTERS/Gleb Garanich)

Invading Russian forces launched 11 artillery attacks on the city of Sievierodonetsk on May 14, with a total of four people breng injured in enemy attacks on Luhansk Oblast, the region’s governor, Serhiy Haidai, has reported.

Haidai said 40% of the Russian attacks on the oblast were concentrated on Sievierodonetsk. The enemy destroyed 11 blocks of flats in the city’s new and old districts, with several apartments catching fire. 

The invaders also hit a technical school and are continuing to destroy the Azot chemical plant – in the latest enemy assault, one of the plant’s production shops burst into flames.

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The invaders also attacked the communities of Hirske and Popasna. 

According to Haidai, the enemy is trying to “level them to the ground.” He also reported on attacks on the local village council building and the community center. 

In addition, nine houses were destroyed in Komyshuvakha, four in Toshkivka,five in Zolote, and two in Troitske, Haidai said. There was also been more damage to Verkhnokamianka, Orikhove and Katerynivka.

“Three residents of Vrubivka were injured,” Haidai reported. “In Novodruzhesk, a woman was injured and two houses were destroyed. Three more (houses) were destroyed in Lysychansk, where the enemy launched an air strike, and two in Rubizhne.” 

During the past 24 hours, the Armed Forces of Ukraine repelled 12 enemy attacks in Luhansk and Donetsk oblasts, destroying eight tanks, five artillery systems, nine armored combat vehicles and five enemy motor vehicles, Haidai said.

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