Live updates | Ukraine: 4 more killed in Sievierodonetsk
KYIV, Ukraine -- A Ukrainian regional governor says that four people have been killed in the eastern city of Sievierodonetsk over the past 24 hours by Russian shelling. One more person was killed by a Russian shell in the village of Komushuvakha.
Serhiy Haidai, the governor of the Luhansk region, wrote in a Telegram post Friday that “the residents of Sievierodonetsk have forgotten when was the last time there was silence in the city for at least half an hour." He said that “the Russians are pounding residential neighborhoods relentlessly.”
Sievierodonetsk Mayor Oleksandr Stryuk said on Thursday that 60% of the city’s residential buildings have been destroyed, and about 85-90% have been damaged and require major repairs.
KEY DEVELOPMENTS IN THE RUSSIA-UKRAINE WAR:
— Russia slams sanctions, seeks to blame West for food crisis
— West mulls having Russian oligarchs buy way out of sanctions
— US wins latest legal battle to seize Russian yacht in Fiji
— US general: No need to add ground forces in Sweden, Finland
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