The Luhansk RMA head, Serhiy Haidai, reported that the Russians had destroyed more than 20 houses and infrastructure facilities in Severodonetsk and Rubizhne overnight. Russian artillery and multiple launch rocket systems targeted civilians on 17-18 March evening and night.
"Unfortunately, we already have two dead and four wounded people. There is no gas and water in some houses near the shelling site - we will try to fix it as soon as possible. However, we will not return human lives," he said.
Ten houses and a shop caught fire in Rubizhne overnight. There are two wounded.
In the evening, the enemy launched Grad at the old districts of Severodonetsk, damaging or destroying six infrastructure facilities, two houses and garages.
"At 5 am, the Russians opened fire again on Severodonetsk, Kreminna, Pryvillia. The number of victims and destruction is being clarified," Haidai said.