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Russian drone attack on Lviv causes UAH 450 million in losses to entrepreneurs

20 September, 2023 Wednesday
20:52

In total, 59 companies' property has been damaged, and 320 people have lost their jobs

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This was reported by the Lviv City Council, according to Espreso. 

"Lvivelectromash, LZTA Cargo Base, Fakro Lviv and 56 other small businesses that rented space in these warehouses operated at the addresses where the fire occurred.

Thus, the fire destroyed 300 tons of humanitarian aid: clothes, shoes, food, and generators. In addition, industrial and food products, office equipment, plumbing, ceramics, roof windows and cars were destroyed. The total amount of damage is estimated to be around UAH 450 million (about USD 12 million - ed.)," said Mykola Yalovyi, head of the city's Department for Emergency Situations, Civil Protection and Territorial Defense.

  • On the night of Tuesday, September 19, the Russian troops launched Shahed drones across Ukraine. In particular, in Lviv, three hits were recorded on industrial warehouses, resulting in one death and several injuries. A fire caused by enemy shelling destroyed 3 warehouses with windows, household chemicals, and a room where the Caritas charity mission stored humanitarian aid. Among other things, during the night shelling of Lviv, humanitarian aid was destroyed, which Pope Francis recently sent to Lviv.

  • On Tuesday, September 19, 32-year-old Petro Burban was killed by a Shahed drone, and another man was injured and is in hospital.

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