Donetsk, Aug 5 -  DAN. Four houses, a utility shed, a fence and a garage were damaged as Ukrainian forces shelled the Staromikhailovka settlement in western Donetsk on Thursday morning, the Donetsk People’s Republic Office at the Joint Centre for Control and Coordination (JCCC) reported.

Damage was recorded at the following addresses: 5,28, 37 and 38 Krasnoflotskaya Street and 29, 52 and 54, Gorky Street.

On top of that, a grenade launcher strike on the Gorlovka axis damaged a 1500mm diameter water pipe.

“The DPR’s attempts to use the coordination mechanism to quickly establish a ceasefire have been ignored by the Ukrainian representatives at the JCCC,” the report said.

The DPR Office at the JCCC sent a team the scene of shelling for updating the damage reports.

Earlier reports on Thursday said that Ukrainian forces' artillery had shelled Staromikhailovka expending six 122mm rounds.*jk