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    Russian Cruise Missile Attack on Ukraine City of Lviv Kills 6 People and Injures Dozens

    Russian Cruise Missile Attack on Ukraine City of Lviv Kills 6 People and Injures Dozens

    , fired cruise missiles Thursday at a western Ukraine far from the front line of the war, killing at least six people in an apartment building in what officials said was the heaviest attack on civilian areas of Lviv since the Kremlin's forces invaded the country last year.

    Emergency crews with search dogs went through the rubble of the building after the nighttime attack destroyed the roof and the top two floors. At least 36 people were injured, according to authorities.

    The youngest of the people who died was 21 years old and the oldest was a woman of 95, Lviv province governor Maksym Kozytskyi said. “This woman survived the Second World War, but unfortunately she didn't survive” Russia's full-scale invasion of Ukraine, Kozytskyi said.

    Debris and wrecked parked cars lined the street outside the building, which overlooks a small neighborhood park with swings and other playground equipment.

    Lviv Mayor Andriy Sadovyi said the body of a woman was pulled from the rubble late Thursday, bring the death toll to six. Kozytskyi said seven survivors were rescued from wreckage and a total of 14 people hospitalized. Sadovyi said around 60 apartments and 50 cars in the area of strike were damaged. He announced two days of official mourning.

    U.S. Ambassador to Ukraine Bridget Brink described the attack as “vicious.”

    “Russia's repeated attacks on civilians are absolutely horrifying,” she…

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