Electricity in Lviv “completely restored” following missile strikes on three power stations, says deputy mayor

Electricity in Lviv “completely restored” following missile strikes on three power stations, says deputy mayor
# 04 May 2022 12:40 (UTC +04:00)

Electricity in Lviv has been “completely restored” following missile strikes last night, the city’s deputy mayor Serhiy Kiral told CNN on Wednesday, APA reports.

Kiral said three cruise missiles hit three power stations in Lviv on Tuesday, leaving them "badly damaged.”

Two other missiles that reached western Ukraine and the Lviv region “were shot down” by the air defense system, Kiral added. Another one hit the Transcarpathian region.

In total, there were “18 or 19” cruise missile strikes “shot from the Caspian Sea from the Russian strategic bombers” in Ukraine’s direction, he said, “probably Tu-295 or Tu-160” aircraft.

“There were also disruptions on our pumping stations, which are supplying the city with water,” Kiral said.

“This is interesting because, in fact, water [supply] was not stopped… and this is the result of some of the contingency plans for the resilience of the city that we had before the war,” he added.

“We bought the diesel generators, and those diesel generators yesterday helped to continue to supply the water not only to the citizens, but also to the firefighters, which were trying to put out the fire,” said Kiral.

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