Donetsk, Oct 18 – DAN. Donetsk Mechanical Plant was hit by 12 shell hits this morning as Ukrainian forces attacked the area, Donetsk mayor Alexey Kulemzin wrote on his Telegram channel.

"Twelve hits have been recorded at Vesyolyi AV. 76 - Donetsk Mechanical Plant. The object is being examined right now."

The shelling also left a number of households damaged at Severodvinskaya street. *ot