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The city is on the verge of a humanitarian disaster. Several electric power substations, pumping stations and telephone communication lines have been destroyed.
Over the past 24 hours, five civilians have died and another 9, including a child, were wounded.
Marat Bashirov, the prime minister of the self-proclaimed Luhansk People’s Republic, said the city was going through hard times. Power cuts de-activate air raid warning systems and puts local hospitals in critical conditions.
According to weather forecasts, the heat will last for at least another seven days.
The city authorities are taking emergency measures to purify water and restore energy and water supply systems to prevent the outbreak of epidemics. They are also planning to open public canteens which will hand out box lunches.