Terrorists who control Lugansk shelling Shchasya

Shchasya mine

Shchasya mine

Today at about 10:30AM terrorists started artillery attack at Shchastya city located 20km North from Lugansk which is still under Russian Army and separatists control. Local report that mines were landing just in the middle of the city. School, hospital and several houses were damaged. About 20 civilians got wounded and it was confirmed that 1 person got killed. 2 soldiers of Ukrainian Army also got wounded. Anton Nosov who works at Shchatya hospital confirms that there are a lot of people getting delivered to the surgery department (Anton Nosov Facebook post) At about 1:30PM the shelling continued. We were taking interview from the local at that time and could here the sounds of bombs blowing up at the background.

Hennadii Moskal the Governor of Lugansk Region also confirms at his website that the Shchastya was attacked by terrorists from Vesela Hora which is controlled by pro-Russian rebels (check Mostal post here).

Shchasya on the map

Shchasya on the map

Here is a photo of part of the mine that landed in the streets of Shchastya city.

Shchasya mine

Shchasya mine

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