Between one and for civilians, including a pregnant woman, an elderly woman, and a child, were killed by alleged Ukrainian shelling of the village of Lyptsy on March 17, 2022.
Russian source @Zud_West tweeted that Ukrainian forces shelled the village of Lyptsy, killing a pregnant woman.
Russian state owned news RIA Novosti quoted Sergei Moiseyev, head of the Rus Triune NGO, who said that “four people were killed, including a pregnant woman with an unborn child, another child and an elderly woman. There was shelling of the village of Liptsy, a shell exploded near the local hospital. Doctors and local residents – eyewitnesses told about all this.”
RIA Novosti added that Moiseyev was only able to provide information on the victims of the shelling on March 20th because there was no telephone or internet connection.
According to a tweet from @nkrav10, Russian forces had been occupying Lyptsy village since the first day of the war and had been looting people’s houses.
The local time of the incident is unknown.
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Reports of the incident mention the village of Lyptsy (Липці), for which the generic coordinates are: 50.207362, 36.421385. Due to limited satellite imagery and information available to Airwars, we were unable to verify the location further.