Ukrainian Nationalists Attacked Another Romani Camp near Lvov, One Person Was Stabbed to Death

Translated by Ollie Richardson


The details of an attack on a Romani camp in Lvov became known. This was reported by the press service of the Department concerning civil defence of the Lvov regional state administration.

As a result of an attack four persons received knife wounds and one person died.

“On June 24th at 02:00 a message from the Lvov regional center of emergency medical care reported that in Lvov on Truskavetskaya Street at 23:30 unknown persons [most likely Banderists – ed] came and attacked a Romani camp,” it is said in the message.

An inhabitant of Mukachevo in the Transcarpathian region born in 1999 was taken to the Lvov hospital. A female resident of the village of Burkatov in the Transcarpathian region born in 1988 and a child born in 2008 from the village of Burkatov in the Transcarpathian region were given out-patient treatment.

A resident of the village of Rovnoye in the Transcarpathian region born in 1994 died before the arrival of the emergency medical service crew.

The deputy of the Lvov City Council Igor Zinkevich reported on Facebook that the assault was committed by a group of 10 people.

“The police detained 7 of the attackers who, according to information, are local residents born between 2000-2002 respectively. Now the investigative unit of the Pustomyty police department is working at the scene,” he wrote.

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