Branch office of Russia's SberBank in Lviv destroyed in night fire

11:00, 03 October 2017
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A branch office of Russia's Sberbank in the historic center of Lviv was engulfed in flames after a group of perpetrators set fire to the building in the early hours of Tuesday, local police department has told an UNIAN correspondent.

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According to a preliminary report by law enforcers, arson has been committed.

The fire completely destroyed office furniture, equipment, and other property. Significant damage was also inflicted to the premises.

No casualties were reported in the incident.

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The volume of damage is yet to be established while the police forces are launching an investigation.

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The building near the Lviv Opera House where the affected branch is located also hosts a beer restaurant, a medical lab, and a confectionery store. 

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