Serhii Haidai, head of the Luhansk Regional Military Administration, said this on Telegram, Ukrinform reports.
"In the morning, the orcs fired artillery at a Sievierodonetsk school where more than 200 people, many children were hiding. Three adults died on the spot," he wrote.
He noted that Luhansk region police are currently trying to transport people to another shelter.
Earlier reports said that Russian troops shelled 54 settlements in the Luhansk and Donetsk regions on May 19, killing 20 civilians.
Luhansk region is under constant fire from the Russian army. Many houses, infrastructure facilities, educational institutions and hospitals in the region have been destroyed. According to Haidai, until recently there were more than 40,000 civilians in the region who refused to evacuate.
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