Donetsk, Oct 20 — DAN. Ukrainian armed formations fired 155 rounds of ammunition at Donetsk People’s Republic settlements over the period from 06:00, October 19 to 06:00, October 20, the Joint Centre for Control and Coordination of issues related to Ukraine’s war crimes (JCCC) reported on Thursday.

“Kiev gunmen opened fire at the DPR 40 times targeting Donetsk, Gorlovka, Makeyevka, Yasinovataya, Panteleimonovka, Krasny Partizan, Yelenovka and Novotroitskoye, ” the JCCC said. “The enemy used ‘Grad’ multiple rocket launchers with incendiary munitions and 155mm and 152mm artillery.”

The shelling left one civilian dead in Donetsk’s Kievsky district and another six wounded in other districts of Donetsk and in the Novotroitskoye settlement. One civilian was wounded in the explosion of a “Lepestok” anti-personnel mine which the Ukrainian army has been scattering in the Republic since mid-July.

On top of that, 15 homes and six civil infrastructure facilities were damaged including the building of the administration of Donetsk’s Voroshilovsky district and the Promsvyazbank office in it.  The strike at the Voroshilovsky district was delivered at around midnight by 152mm artillery from the Netailovo settlement occupied by Ukraine. No casualties were immediately reported.

In the previous 24-hour period, Ukrainian armed formations fired 143 rounds of ammunition at the Republic wounding two civilians.*jk