Donetsk, Dec 5 — DAN. Ukrainian armed formations have fired more than 130 artillery and mortar rounds at Donetsk People’s Republic settlements since early Tuesday causing civilian casualties and damage to housing.

Strikes were delivered at Donetsk, Makeyevka, Yasinovataya, Gorlovka and their suburbs. The enemy used “Grad” multiple rocket launchers, tank guns, 155mm, 152mm and 122mm artillery and mortars.

In Donetsk’s Voroshilovsky district, a 15-year-old boy and a 43-year-old man were wounded in an artillery attack that also damaged the Church of the Nativity of Christ, a music school and five office buildings and apartment houses. Projectile hits were recorded in the Scherbakov Park.  In Gorlovka, 18 single-family homes, a gas pipe a car and a shop were damaged. Four homes and a car were damaged in Alexandrovka and at least two homes were damaged in Yasinovataya.

Ukrainian artillery strikes at the center of Donetsk last night started fires. Firefighters had only extinguished some of them by Monday afternoon.


The report is based on data supplied by the Joint Centre for Control and Coordination, the Territorial Defense Headquarters and local authorities.*jk