Donetsk, Oct 6 — DAN. Almost 500 fires in the Donetsk People’s Republic have occurred as a result of shelling, said the press service of the regional Emergency Situations Ministry Department.

“As many as 6,878 fires have occurred in the DPR since the beginning of 2023, of those, 496 were caused by explosive hazards, ” a press service representative told the Donetsk News Agency.

DAN earlier reported that firefighters had rescued 76 people in the designated period.*jk