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Massive blasts have hit the western city of Lviv, Ukraine, with reports of up to “10 blasts in a row” as Russia continues its assault on the country.
Images on social media show the sky over Lviv lit up by the apparent blasts on Tuesday morning.
Nothing is known about the victims of the explosions, which occurred shortly before 1 a.m. local time.
According to some reports, about eight to ten explosions occurred in quick succession.
Ukrainian MP Lesia Vasylenko wrote: “Lviv is currently under heavy attack. Friends say it has never been so loud. This is WEST #Ukraine. Very close to Poland.”
While Illia Ponomarenko of the Kiev Independent wrote: “And almost immediately after the rescue of Azovstal – a massive Russian missile attack on Lviv.”
A missile attack hit some military infrastructure in Lviv on Sunday, the region’s governor Maxim Kozitsky said in a post on messaging app Telegram.
“Four enemy missiles hit one of the military infrastructures in the Lviv region,” Kozitsky said.
“The object is completely destroyed. According to preliminary information, there are no injuries. Nobody sought medical help.”
The regional “West” Air Command of the Ukrainian Air Force said in a social media post that several missiles were fired from the Black Sea towards the Lviv region. Two of the missiles were destroyed before hitting targets, sources said.
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