Ukrainian shelling kills 5 in occupied Luhansk, Russia-backed official says

Five people were killed and 19 others injured in Ukrainian shelling of Luhansk, according to the Moscow-installed head of the occupied region in eastern Ukraine.

Leonid Pasechnik, acting head of the self-declared Luhansk People’s Republic, said on Telegram that two of those injured in the shelling of Karpaty village, Perevalsk district, are in serious condition in hospital.

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